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Emir of Kano decries thuggery during political rallies in the state.



The Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II has expressed dismay over the recent political thuggery that led to several bloody attacks on innocent residents in the state.

Addressing reporters at his Palace on Tuesday, Sanusi called on security agencies to live up to their statutory obligation in reversing the unwarranted trend.

According to him, the spreads of political banditry calls for immediate intervention in the state.

The Emir said “We should not fold our arms seeing our youth killing themselves in the name of politics.

“We should be deprived from unwanted damaging of lives and properties.”

The Emir however call on the politicians to prevent miscreants from taking advantage to destabilise the harmonious atmosphere in the state

“I urged the security operatives in the state to stand upright and discharged their responsibilities without any fear or favour” he stressed.

The Emir also called on political party leaders in the state to prevail on their supporters on the dangers of taking the law into their hands.

He appealed for the massive mobilisation from the traditional and religious leaders to re-orient the teeming youths in their respective domains to shun thuggery for the progress and development of the state.

Thuggery during political rallies in Kano have become overly rampant.

The situation have gone to the extent of brandishing vicious weapons freely in broad daylight have become a common sight during the political procession.

In such a moment of electioneering campaign, thugs are playing a very vital role in giving protections to their godfathers, serving as safety escorts.

Adamu Aminu, writes from Kano.

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