Police To Enforce Gov Yusuf’s Order Banning Protests In Kano

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The Kano State Police Command said it will comply with the order by the state government to stop public protests in the state, assuring that violators will be arrested and prosecuted.

This is contained in a statement by the force on Wednesday by the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abdullahi Kiyawa.

“The Police Command in Kano State will ensure the State Government Order that ban all forms of protests is being implemented with all sense of vigour as any person found will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.

“Already, armed personnel have since 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.

“In the same vein, the Police Command have placed its fully kitted, equipped and motivated personnel on ‘red alerts’ to ruthlessly deal with the situation as any form of security threats in the State would not be tolerated,” he stated.

He further explained that the state’s Commissioner of Police, CP Usaini Gumel has appealed to the public to remain calm and law-abiding, obey the Kano State Government order, maintain calmness and avoid any other form of unlawful activities that may trigger violence.

He stressed that joint security forces have been dispatched to strategic locations to safeguard the peace and order throughout the state.

“Furthermore, the Police Command is hereby reminding members of the public that the position of the law remained very clear as whoever attempts to disrupt the peace in the State will be arrested and made to face full wrath of the law,” he said.

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