Emirship tussle: Police vow to enforce Gov Yusuf’s order on gathering ban

The Police Command in Kano State has vowed to fully enforce the directive of the State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, on the ban of all forms of protests in the state, saying any person found wanting will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.

According to the command’s Spokesperson, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, armed personnel have been deployed to identified flash points in and outside the metropolis and are poised to deal with any form of violation and other unforeseen circumstances.

He said, “In the same vein, the Police Command has placed its fully kitted, equipped and motivated personnel on ‘red alert’ to ruthlessly deal with the situation as any form of security threats in the state would not be tolerated.”

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He however conveyed the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Usaini Gumel’s call on the law-abiding people of the state to remain patriotic, obey the Kano State Government order, maintain calmness and avoid any other forms of unlawful activities that may trigger violence.

The CP noted that joint security forces had been dispatched to strategic locations to safeguard the peace and order throughout the state.

Furthermore, the Police Command reminded members of the public that the position of the law remained very clear as whoever attempts to disrupt the peace in the state would be arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law.


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