Nine persons slumped at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano where the rally of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is ongoing.
Massive crowd flooded the stadium, making it difficult for movement within the facility. TheCable reporter at the venue of the rally said he counted eight persons lying on the ground while security operatives made arrangement for them to be taken to the hospital.
Six of those who fainted were males while the remaining three were females.
People lined up the streets to welcome Atiku to the ancient town. As soon as he arrived in the city, the presidential candidate headed to the palace of Muhammadu Sanusi, emir of Kano.
He was accompanied by Senate President Bukola Saraki, director-general of his campaign; Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP; Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, among other key opposition leaders.