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BREAKING: Fulani herdsmen entering Kano must show police clearance – Kano CP



The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Dikko, has stated that Fulani herdsmen coming into the state should get clearance from the police command of the state they’re leaving for Kano.

Addressing journalists shortly after emergency safety assembly with heads of safety businesses at his workplace on Wednesday, Mr Dikko stated any Fulani herdsman that enters Kano with out the clearance could be turned again outright.

He stated the choice was a part of the safety preparations which were made by his command in a bid to keep up peace and safety within the state.

“At present within the morning I had a gathering with the leaders of Fulanis. There are two points right here, Fulanis who at the moment are coming in with their cattle and what have you ever… So, once we heard about that data, we mentioned it with different safety businesses.

“On the assembly I had in my workplace this morning with leaders of Fulanis from Kaduna, Katsina and Jigawa, I requested them to provide us no matter data to dam whoever that’s coming in with out crucial authorisation from the police of the state they’re coming from.

“So, there should be a type of letter, exhibiting that they’re coming to Kano from that state. So, anybody who comes with out clearance from our police formations, from the state they’re coming from, will certainly be stopped and turned again to the place they got here from.

“We is not going to settle for anyone coming right here illegally. We might not know the sort individuals they’re. They could be criminals. They may be bandits or other bad people. So, we is not going to settle for it right here in Kano,” he emphasised.

The CP additionally reaffirmed dedication of the command in offering enough safety to all residents and foreigners residing within the state.

He stated the command was working tirelessly in making certain synergy with different security agencies in Kano in the direction of making certain most safety of lives and property.

The commissioner famous that they mapped out safety methods in the direction of making certain safety of expatriates who’re conducting legit companies within the state.

He famous that Kano being the business nerve centre of the Northern Nigeria has over 5,000 expatriates residing within the state for enterprise and different associated issues.

Mr Dikko additionally stated the command would quickly begin arresting blacksmiths who produce and promote harmful weapons comparable to cutlass, machete, sword and knives to thugs.

He warned that any blacksmith discovered wanting could also be charged with aiding thuggery.

Mr Dikko added that the command had concluded preparations of increasing the Anti-Daba unit with the only real intention of curbing thuggery within the state.