The Kano State Police Command says no act of violence or criminality was recorded as a result of the outcome of the Supreme Court judgement declaring Abba Yusuf as the duly elected governor of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Gumel, confirmed this to newsmen in Kano on Saturday, emphasizing that reports from the 44 local government areas of the state indicated that the celebration went on peacefully without threat to lives and property and overall coexistence.
“We are happy that everyone heeded to the advice issued by the police command of which the early hours’ celebration was held in a hitch-free atmosphere across the state and until this moment, there is no form of security threat,” Gumel said.
The CP further commended residents for cooperating with security operatives deployed across the state that are currently maintaining law and order.
He called on the residents to continue to support the efforts of the command by providing useful and timely information that would assist in preventing crimes and apprehending criminal elements.