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June 24, 2024

Emirship tussle: Police deploy additional personnel to two palaces in Kano

Kano Emir

The police have deployed additional armed security personnel to the two palaces housing the contending emirs in the metropolitan Local Government Areas of Kano.

The outgoing Commissioner of Police, AIG Usaini Gumel, confirmed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday.

Gumel said, “Equipped and armed personnel have been deployed to handle any unforeseen circumstances around the identified areas.

He explained that the deployment aims to prevent security threats and maintain a peaceful atmosphere pending the emirship’s outcome.

AIG Gumel said that the command has reinforced its personnel deployment plans to ensure adequate security and peaceful coexistence in the state.

”Armed personnel have been deployed to provide security at the Kofar Kudu Palace, residence of Emir Malam Mohammadu Sunusi, and the Nasarawa Mimi Palace, residence of Emir Aminu Bayero.

The police appeal for public support and urge residents to provide information that could aid in maintaining peace, progress, and political stability.

The command is committed to providing the required security that will enable all residents to pursue their legitimate activities without threats to lives and property. ( NAN)