Emirship tussle: No Dubar in Kano during Eid-el-Kabir, Police declare

Kano Police Commissioner, Mohammed Usaini Gumel

Kano Police Commissioner, Mohammed Usaini Gumel

By Aminu Garko

Police have warned the two contending parties regarding the Kano Emirship tussle against organising any form of Durbar activities during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.

The state police command also urged them and their supporters to remain apart during the celebrations.

Kano police commissioner, Mr Usaini Gumel, said this in a statement on Thursday while announcing a ban of Dubar activties in Kano during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir.

Gumel said the ban became necessary to the sustain the peace being maintained in the State by the Police Command in conjunction with all the relevant security stakeholders.

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“In furtherance, a ban on all contending parties has been placed restraining both from conducting Durbar activities for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations,” Gumel said.

He, however, advised worshippers to conduct their normal Eid Prayers at the various designated praying grounds, as was traditionally done in the past.

“In this trying period, the Police will enforce the existing Court Order and prevail on the two contending parties regarding the Kano Emirateship Tussle and urge them to remain apart and respect the court order,” he said.

The commissioner said the command would want to see continued collaboration and cooperation from all stakeholders to collectively work together to build a safer and more secure environment.

He urged the general public to keep reporting any suspicious movement of persons or items to the nearest police station. (NAN)( www.nannews.ng)

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