Sunday, April 11, 2021

Yuletide: Police ban fireworks in Kano 


Rayyan Alhassan
Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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As Christians celebrate Christmas and New Year, Kano State Police Command has banned the use of knockouts and burning tyres during the celebrations in the state.

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This was contained in a statement signed by spokesman of the command, Magaji Majiya, and issued to journalists in Kano on Monday.

He, therefore, called on parents and guardians to warn their wards not to engage in either of the act.

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According to Mr Majiya, adequate policemen are drafted and deployed to various posts at entry and exit points of the state, places of worship, markets, recreation centres, shopping malls, motor parks and robust patrol system across the state.

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He noted that the aim of providing adequate security measures was to assure peaceful festivities and protection of life and properties.

The spokesman also advised road users to continue abiding by all traffic rules and regulations, warning youth in the state to avoid car racing.

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