The police command in Kebbi has banned all forms of celebrations and rallies by political party supporters.
The police spokesman in Kebbi, SP Nafi’u Abubakar, announced this in a statement on Wednesday.
“The Kebbi state police command wishes to inform members of the public that all forms of celebrations and rallies by political party supporters for or against the winners or losers in respect of the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections have been banned with immediate effect in Kebbi state,” the statement explained.
It added, “In the light of the above, any deliberate attempt to violate the ban or cause breakdown of law and order by any group under whatever guise will not be tolerated.”
The police said security agents had been deployed and directed to ensure full enforcement across the state and warned the public to desist from any act capable of disrupting the peace enjoyed in Kebbi.
The command also mentioned that the police, in collaboration with other security agencies in the state, were fully prepared to deal decisively with violators.
“The commissioner of police in the state, CP Ahmed Magaji Kontogara, is using this medium to assure the good people of Kebbi state that the command will remain resolute in discharging its constitutional responsibility,” the police statement stressed.
It urged “officers and men of the command are always ready to ensure public security and safety to enable them to go about their lawful businesses without any fear or molestation.”
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