The Kano State Police Command has declared that some aggrieved politicians in the state are planning to bring in hoodlums to upset election process in the next Saturday governorship and state House of Assembly polls.
In a statement on Monday, the Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Abdullahi Haruna, while raising the alarm, warned that the command will not condone any action from the thugs and other miscreants to frustrate the election in the state, saying they would be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.
Vanguard reports that the police image maker stressed further that the command partner with other security operatives in the state to make they apprehend and decisively prosecute all suspects found guilty.
He said, “The Kano State Police Command under the leadership of CP Mamman Dauda recieves information that some disgruntled politicians are planning to import thugs to the State with the sole aim of disrupting the forthcoming Gubernatorial / State Assembly Elections slated for Saturday, 11th March 2023.
“The Commissioner of Police is warning all thugs, mischief makers and miscreants to stay clear of the State as the Command will not relent in its effort at dealing decisively with troublemakers.
“The Command will in liaison with other security agencies in the State ensure the arrest and diligent prosecution of all suspects. The thugs will also be charged to court alongside their sponsors.
“We want to use this medium to thank the law-abiding citizens and the good people of Kano State for their support during the Presidential / National Assembly Elections as it was conducted peacefully.
“The CP wants the good people of the State to continue in the same vein for us to record a zero-violence election,” SP Haruna however stated.