Governorship Election: Kano Govt alerts police on peace, security

KANO State Government has called on the police and other security agencies to brace up for a possible breach of law and order to breach peace and security in Kano.

The government in a statement late Wednesday night stated that, available information indicate that a demonstration has been planned by some disgruntled elements in the state.

The statement issued by Kano commissioner information and internal affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba charged the police and other security organs to be alive to their responsibilities by keeping the peace and dealing with miscreants.

He said while the state government had committed moral and financial resources to the maintenance of peace in the state, discontented individuals are bent on causing unnecessary tension that could lead to loss lives and looting of property.

Garba noted that since the country is governed by the law, no one is above the law, urging on security operatives to deal ruthlessly with individuals with intent to cause chaos among the peace-loving people in the state.

He also called on parents and guardians to caution their children not to get involved with self centered individuals and groups, with intention to disrupt peace in the state.

The commissioner further appealed to APC members and supporters to eschew violence and conduct themselves in an orderly manner during and after the governorship election.