Kano state police Command Monday evening gave security tips to Kano residents ahead of Tuesday’s Christmas celebration and the New Year festivals.
According to a statement signed by the Command spokesman, Magaji Majiya, “in view of the forthcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations, the Kano State Police Command wishes to reiterate its commitment towards providing adequate security of life and property in the State and remind the public to remain law abiding.”
Police noted that places of worship should be well barricaded where possible, while vehicles should be parked away, “at least not less than 200 meters and no persons will be allowed to go in with bags, parcels, container, or any other object into the worship places and they must be subjected to thorough search by Security Committee before allowed into the Worship place.
“Abandoned vehicle, parcel or object around the place of worship or any other place should be reported immediately to the nearest Police station or call our emergency line 08032419754, 08099831808, 064977004 and 08123821575.
“Public should give maximum cooperation to security committee in various places of worship while performing their duties. We appeal to all road users to respect traffic rules and regulation and exhibit good sense of discipline by avoiding dangerous driving, unsecured loading and etc.
“The law prohibiting the use of knock-out or any fire work is still in force. Any body found selling or using same will be arrested and prosecuted according to the Law of the land.