A member of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, has issued threats to members of his constituency to either vote for the All Progressives Congress, APC, on election day or be dealt with.
The majority leader of the House of Representatives is seeking to return to the House for a record seventh term.
He represents Doguwa/Tudun-Wada Federal Constituency in Kano State.
The Daily Nigerian claimed it had obtained a video on Monday, showing Doguwa issuing the threat at a political rally in Kano.
According to the report, Doguwa spoke mainly in Hausa, and also used abusive language to threaten prospective voters.
“To God who made me, on election day, you must vote for APC or we deal with you.
“I’m saying it again: on election day you either vote for APC, or we deal with you.
“Repeat after me, in Doguwa you either vote for APC or we deal with you,” he said amidst a chorus of applause from the audience,” he said.