Kano - The Kano State Police Command says that it
has put in place adequate security measures to ensure a hitch-free
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, said this in a statement in Kano on Thursday.
He said that the police had been working in partnership with other
security agencies in the state to ensure that the celebrations were not
disrupted in any way.
"We are working very hard to strengthen security in the state so as
to guarantee hitch-free and violence-free Sallah celebrations.
"Ahead of the ceremony on Friday, the police command is putting in
its best to ensure adequate security in the state, just like what we did
during the Ramadan period," he said.
Idris, however, called on the people to conduct themselves peacefully
during the festivity, adding that they should also avoid acts which
could cause a breach of the peace.
He stressed that the police and other security agencies would not
condone any act of unruly behaviour or misconduct that were capable of
undermining the relative peace which the state had been enjoying for
some time now.
"We expect that all hands should be on deck to sustain this peaceful
atmosphere and trouble makers or miscreants are hereby warned in their
own interest to desist from acts that are capable of breaching the
"On our side, some far-reaching decisions and measures have been taken to ensure agequate security arrangements for peaceful Sallah celebrations across the state," Idris said.