The Kano State Police Command has asked Sen. Rabi’u Kwankwaso to suspend his proposed visit to Kano State on Jan 30.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, said this in a briefing on Friday. He said the advice was necessary for the view of the tension generated by the planned visit, among the people of the state.
According to Yusuf, “There is no doubt, the Senator as a citizen of this country has the constitutional right of association, assembly, and above all, movement. “However, credible Information at the disposal of the command reveals that the proposed visit has generated intense fears in the minds of the people of Kano State,’’
Yusuf said, there was apprehension among the general populace, including the tendency to hijack the visit by some disgruntled elements and miscreants adding that the police command urgent to ensure peace prevailed in the state.
He assured the command would provide a level playing ground for all politicians, to carry out their political activities, without fear of molestation or intimidation.