Kaduna Police declares ban on election celebrations, rallies
The Kaduna State Police Command has declared a ban on celebrations or rallies by supporters of political parties in the aftermath of the recently concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The ban was announced on Wednesday in Kaduna by DSP Mohammed Jalige, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO).
“The command wishes to notify the general public that all forms of celebrations and rallies by political party supporters for or against winners/losers of the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections have been banned in the state.
”Any deliberate act to violate the ban or cause breakdown of law and order under whatever guise would not be tolerated, as the full wrath of the law would be brought to bear,” the police said.
He disclosed that security agencies have been deployed and directed to ensure full enforcement.
“All persons with intent to violate the order are warned to desist from that, as the command in collaboration with other sister agencies is fully prepared to deal decisively with such persons in accordance with extant laws.
“The command uses this medium to call on the members of the public not to relent in supporting security agencies in delivering their mandates of securing lives and properties of the good people of Kaduna state, “Jalige said.