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Kano Govt Imposes Dawn-To-Dusk Curfew Amid Tensions

The state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, made the announcement in a statement issued Monday morning.


FILE: Ballot boxes set up for the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Kaduna State on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Credit: Sodiq Adelakun

 

The Kano State Government has imposed dawn-to-dusk curfew with a view to avoid a breakdown of law and order, following tensions generated from the collation of results of the governorship and state Assembly elections.

The state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Muhammad Garba, made the announcement in a statement issued Monday morning.

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He said the decision was to prevent hoodlums from to causing chaos in the already made the situation tense.

The commissioner called on people in the state to remain indoors as security agents would not spare anyone or group bent on causing trouble.