Emirship tussle: Tension in Kano as police deploy additional personnel to palaces

The police have deployed additional armed security personnel to the two palaces housing the contending emirs in the metropolitan Local Government Areas of Kano.

The outgoing Commissioner of Police, AIG Usaini Gumel, confirmed this in a telephone interview with NAN on Monday.

Gumel said, “equipped and armed personnel have been deployed to handle any unforeseen circumstances around the identified areas.”

He explained that the deployment aimed to prevent security threats and maintain a peaceful atmosphere pending the outcome of the emirship tussle.

AIG Gumel said that the command had reinforced its personnel deployment plans to ensure adequate security and peaceful coexistence in the state.

”Armed personnel have been deployed to provide security at the Kofar Kudu Palace, residence of Emir Malam Mohammadu Sunusi, and the Nasarawa Mimi Palace, residence of Emir Aminu Bayero,” he said.

The police appealed for public support and urged residents to provide information that could aid in maintaining peace, progress, and political stability.

The command is committed to providing the required security that will enable all residents to pursue their legitimate activities without threats to lives and property.

Credit Gist New Today News in Newspaper Nigeria Headlines #naija gist news
#latest naija gist
#naija news live

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *