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Emirate Tussle: Police Ban Protests In Kano Ahead Of Court Ruling 

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The Kano State Police Command has said that it will enforce the ban on public protests ahead of the court’s ruling on the State Emirship tussle, today, News About Nigeria reports.

The spokesperson for the command, SP Abdullahi Jigawa, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

He noted that the command will collaborate with other security agencies in the state to ensure that any unlawful procession or gathering is stopped.

According to him, the command is committed to protecting the lives and properties of the citizens and, therefore, warns against any attempt to incite violence.

He also assured the people that adequate security will be provided and personnel will be deployed to maintain law and order in the state, and he urged residents to cooperate with the security forces and provide actionable information to preserve peace and detect deviants.

The Command appealed to the public to remain peaceful and patriotic as the Federal High Court prepares to hear sensitive cases related to the tussle, adding that violators will not go unpunished.

“In collaboration with other law enforcement agencies, the command will strictly enforce the ban on public protests, processions, and unlawful gatherings imposed by the state government.

“Violators and their sponsors will face legal consequences. Adequate security personnel will be deployed to maintain law and order.

“The public is urged to cooperate with the security forces and provide actionable information to preserve peace and detect deviants.

“Non-state actors, including vigilantes and hunters, are advised to refrain from participating in security operations under any guise,” he stated.

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