The government of Kano state has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the whole state.
According to the electoral petitions tribunal’s ruling, Abba Kabir Yusuf, the governor of the state, was removed from office.
Muhammad Usaini Gumel, commissioner of police, said as much in a recent statement.
The statement was signed by the commissioner himself on Wednesday night, and he added that a joint force of security agents has been deployed around the city to implement the curfew.
Residents of Kano State are hereby notified that, effective at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20th, and running through 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 21st, 2023, combined security forces have been deployed throughout the state, including at entry and exit points, in order to enforce and strictly comply with a 24-hour curfew order issued by the State Government.
“The Kano State Police Command has mapped out strategies in that direction and calls on the good people of the state to give the necessary confidence and support” “In view of the Constitutional mandate of the Nigeria Police Force alongside the relevant internal security and law enforcement agencies to preserve law and order in the state,”
He said that those who disobeyed would be taken into custody and made to face the full force of the law.
‘Finally, I wish to appreciate all the peace-loving people of the state and urge them to be law-abiding, as it is in the best interest of all that we work together to maintain law and order in the State,’ he said.