Kano Guber: The Kano police command has deployed 3,000 operatives to strengthen security in the state ahead of the governorship election petitions tribunal judgment to be delivered on Wednesday, October 2.
It was reported that there was an uneasy calm within the Kano metropolis on Tuesday, October 1, while at the Kano Government House and the Miller Road, the headquarters of the Kwankwasiyya movement, heavy activities were going on.
According to the report, heavily armed security operatives were stationed around Murtala Mohammad Way, Hadieja Road, Ahmadu Bello road, state road and other major routes within the city.
Confirming the level of security in a telephone interview, Kano state police command spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said that all the command’s units had been issued signals to be on the alert.
Haruna noted that the directive restricting political rallies and all forms of gathering in the state was still in place.
He warned that no act of lawlessness would be tolerated as the tribunal holds its last sitting. Recall that the tribunal had earlier released a statement, announcing Wednesday, October 2, as the date for its judgement.