Five worshippers were killed in the attack.
The prayer session was about ending when six armed men stormed the mosque and began to fire sporadically.
The public relations officer of the Nigeria Police Force in Kano, Mr.Magaji Majia confirmed the killing.
“They came on the back of a motorcycle and shot sporadically at worshippers this evening… the situation is now under control. An investigation has been launched,” he said.
Pandemonium soon ensued with other worshippers fleeing in different directions.
An eye witness said residents were baffled by the development.
In a related development, multiple explosions and gunfight hit the surrounding of a police station opposite Bubayero primary school in Gombe township.