Sunday, March 26, 2023

Ramadan: Police suspend popular Hausa cultural festival, ‘tashe’

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The Kano State Police Command has suspended a popular Hausa cultural festival, tashe, which traditionally starts from the 10th day of the holy month of Ramadan.

The command said the festival was suspended this year for security reasons.

“This is because criminals disguise under the pretense of the “Tashe” annual traditional performance to carry out criminal activities, such as Thuggery (Daba), Handset Snatching (Kwacen Waya), and Drug Abuse (Kwaya).

“Therefore, the Command has put security measures in place to tackle the activities of criminals.

“The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi called on the good people of Kano state, especially Parents and Guardians to warn their children not to involve in any act of breaking law and order. Anyone caught will be dealt with according to provisions of the law. Wishing you a happy and successful Ramadan Fasting (Ramadan Mubarak).

“In case of emergencies, the Command can be contacted via; 08032419754, 08123821575, 08076091271, 09029292926 or log into the “NPF Rescue Me” Application available on the Play Store. Thank You and God Bless,” said the statement.

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