Agency (NAN) reports that on April 27, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a full
lockdown in Kano to curb Coronavirus spread. The Command’s Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi
Haruna, made the disclosure in a statement on Tuesday in Kano.
Kano State Police Command has arrested and prosecuted over 150 persons for
allegedly violating lockdown directive by the Federal Government in the last
week to stem the spread of Covid-19.
that the violators were arrested at various points within Kano metropolis and
were prosecuted in the newly 11 mobile courts inaugurated by the Kano state
the violators were apprehended for defying the lockdown order,” he said.
the police, in collaboration with other security agencies, have been deployed
to guard all the entry points across the state to monitor and ensure strict.
social media platforms, radio stations, television and print media channels to
educate residents on why they should obey the lockdown order.
will not tolerate defying lockdown order, our officers and men have been asked
to ensure the fundamental human rights of citizens while enforcing the lockdown
order in the state,” he said.
advised citizens to comply with the Presidential lockdown order and to exercise
strictly physical distancing, washing hands under running water with soap or
using a hand sanitizer to remain clean.
police’s dedication to protecting life and property, especially during the