A stage collapsed at the swearing-in ceremony of the new governor of Kano State, on Monday, May 29, 2023. The governor, his deputy, and the acting chief judge were all on the podium when the incident occurred. Fortunately, all three officials are safe.
The cause of the stage collapse is yet to be determined. However, reports suggest that the incident may have been caused by overcrowding on the stage. The governor’s office has not released an official statement regarding the incident.