Police bans Sallah festivities in Kano


Kano State Police Command has banned all festivities including horse riding, games, parties among others during the Sallah festivities.

A release signed by the Spokesman for the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa and made available to reporters in Kano on Thursday indicated that rigorous Patrols and raids to complement Operation Puff-Adder will continue to avert any breach of peace by criminals and miscreants throughout the state.

The Police said any group or individual under whatever guise is warned to desist from any act or conduct that will cause breach of peace and breakdown of law and order. Whoever is caught engaging in such act will face the full wrath of the law.

The command, however , enjoyed the good people of the State to be law abiding as adequate Security arrangements  have been made at various praying grounds in synergy with sister Security Agencies and other Civil Volunteers in the State for the enforcement of Law and Order.

The police revealed that Worshippers going to Eid Praying Grounds are advised to avoid carrying unnecessary objects that may trigger suspicion or apprehension.

“Under-aged children and unlicensed persons are not allowed to operate Motor Vehicles, Tricycles and Bicycles while going to the Eid Praying Grounds. Parents and Guardians should always accompany their Children with adults while going to Eid Praying grounds so as to checkmate cases of missing children’s, accidents or any unsolicited dealings”,

The command  stated that those going to Eid praying grounds are advised to observe personal Hygiene, Social distancing, wear Face Mask and other Covid-19 preventive protocols.

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