Kano – The police in Kano have banned the sale of fireworks such as knockouts, bangers and other explosive devices in the state.
This is contained in a statement signed by the command’s acting Public Relations Officer, ASP Abubakar Mustapha, and made available to reporters in Kano on Friday.
The statement also reminded parents, guardians and members of the public that the ban on the use of all forms of fireworks was still in force.
The command warned the public to desist from the sale or use of the materials as anyone found would be arrested and prosecuted.
“We also call on the public to report violators of the order to the nearest police station or call the state command’s 24 hour emergency lines.
‘’The lines are: 08032419754, 08123821575, 064977004, 064977005 and 08099831808,” the release said.
It solicited the support and cooperation of the people to ensure peaceful atmosphere throughout the forthcoming yuletide period and beyond.
“The command will continue to do its best to ensure security of lives and property in the state,’’ the statement said.(NA