Protest Planned in Kano State Following Court Ruling

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The state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Usaini Gumel, announced a planned protest in Kano State in response to a court ruling. The protest aims to shut down the state and may result in violence. Residents are urged to report any suspicious activity to the police.

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The state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Usaini Gumel, said the plan is to enter the streets in form of a protest to the court’s ruling with the intention of shutting down the State in an action that may result in violence. He urged residents to be law abiding and report any suspicious movement, person(s) or item(s) they come across to the nearest Police Station or police emergency phone numbers.

The commissioner, in a statement by the police spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, revealed that the party supporters were using unconventional media platforms to mobilise people for the riot. The Court of Appeal in Abuja had on Friday upheld the nullification of the election of Governor Yusuf of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) by the state election petition tribunal. The State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal had, in its judgment of September 20 declared Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna of the All Progressives Congress (APC) the duly elected governor of Kano stat

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