El-Zakzaky’s trial: Ban on processions, demonstration still in force – Police

The Kaduna State Police Command has said that the ban on all forms of
processions and demonstrations in Kaduna State is still in force.

The Command's Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo gave the
warning yesterday in a press statement issued in Kaduna.

Sabo said the police will not hesitate to deal decisively with any
person or group of persons who deliberately attempted to violate the
ban.

"In view of the court trial of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky on Wednesday Nov. 7,
the peace loving and law abiding people of Kaduna State are to note
that adequate security has been put in place for a hitch-free court
appearance.

"Therefore, members of the public are advised to remain calm and not
to be apprehensive where they observe unusual number of security
personnel in town.

"As part of the strategy put in place for a smooth process of the
court trial, there will be traffic diversion in the following areas
during the court session: "Independence Way, Bida Road and all other
roads leading to Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Kaduna.

"The command wishes to notify the general public to exercise more
security consciousness as they go about their daily chores and other
lawful businesses," Sabo said

Sabo appealed to the general public to report suspicious activities or
persons around them to the nearest security agency.

"In this regard, police emergency numbers: 07039675856 and
08075391105, can be reached in case of any distress/emergency,'' he
added.
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