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Kano, UNFPA to treat 50 women for VVF

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Nazifi Dawud

The Kano state government has collaborated with the United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) to provide free treatment and empowerment to at least 50 women living with Vesico Vaginal Fisutal (VVF) in Kano state.

This was revealed in a statement sent to Kano Focus by the spokesperson of the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hadiza Mustapha Namadi.

The statement said the Commissioner of Women Affairs, Dr Zahra’u Muhammad Umar flagged off the 5-day treatment exercise at Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital on Thursday.

“Dr. Zahra’u Muhammad assured that her Ministry would provide efficient rehabilitation of the VVF repaired patient at Kwalli VVF centre with provision of feeding, training and empowerment during their five week stay at the centre.

“Speaking earlier, the doctor in charge of VVF section in the Hospital, Dr. Amiru Yola commended the efforts of the present administration and UNFPA toward supporting women with Visco Virginal Fistula operation free in the state,” the statement read.

Meanwhile, the commissioner also promised to improve the welfare of internally displaced children at Mariri Rehabilitation Centre in the state.

Dr Zahra’u who made the promise during a familiarization visit to the centre, solicited the support of the state Ministry of Education to achieve the objective.

The commissioner called on the staff of the center to “re- dedicate themselves in providing proper care to the vulnerable children while reiterating the state government’s commitment in improving the lives of the children.”

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Police urge Kano residents to comply with governor’s directive against protest, demonstrations

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Mukhtar Yahya Usman

The Kano state commissioer of police Muhammad HussainGumel has called  on Kano Residents to Remain Patriotic and Obey the Kano State Government Order which was Issued this Morning 29/05/2024 that put Ban on All Forms of Unlawful Gatherings, Protests or Processions.

KANO FOCUS reports that this was contained in a statement issued by police spokesperson Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawq on Wednesday.

Mr Kiyawa said the Police Command in Kano State will ensure the State Government Order that ban all forms of protests is being implemented with all sense of vigor as any person found will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.

He said Already, armed personnel have since been deployed to identified flash points in and outside the Metropolis and are poised to deal with any form of violation and other unforeseen circumstances.

In the same vein, the Police Command have placed its fully kitted, equipped and motivated personnel on ‘red alerts’ to ruthlessly deal with the situation as any form of security threats in the State would not be tolerated.

The statement added that, the Commissioner of Police Mr Gumel calls on the law-abiding people of the State to remain patriotic, obey the Kano State Government Order, maintain calmness and avoid any other form of unlawful activities that may trigger violence as joint security forces have been dispatched to strategic locations to safeguard the peace and order throughout the State.

Furthermore, the Police Command is hereby reminding members of the public that the position of the law remained very clear as whoever attempts to disrupt the peace in the State will be arrested and made to face full wrath of the law.

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Gov. Yusuf prohibits any public demonstration, order arrest of purported student protesters

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Mukhtar Yahaya Usman

The Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, has imposed stringent restrictions on all public gatherings intended for protest within the state, exercising the authority vested in him as the chief security officer of the state

KANO FOCUS reports that this was contained in a statement issued by the Governor’s Spokesperson, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, on Wednesday.

By virtue of his position, the governor has directed the Police, the Directorate of State Security Services, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps to apprehend, detain, and prosecute any individual or group partaking in demonstrations on the streets of Kano.

This decisive action is a preemptive strategy aimed at averting any potential breakdown of law and order orchestrated by adversaries of the state.

“We are privy to credible intelligence indicating that certain prominent figures from the opposition party in Kano have devised plans to sponsor student associations and political agitators from other northwestern states to incite chaos under the guise of advocating for the dethroned Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero.”

The state government has explicitly outlawed protests, demonstrations, or processions of any kind, and individuals found on the streets of Kano engaging in such activities will be promptly apprehended.

“Through this declaration, we caution student groups against being manipulated by troublemakers who are resolute in fomenting disorder in Kano.”

The governor urged all citizens of the state to carry on with their normal activities as the state retains its tranquility, and the government will persist in vigilant oversight of the situation to promptly address any individuals or factions trying to undermine the relative peace that state presently enjoys.

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Kano Emirate Tussle: Court Restrains Police, SSS, Military From harassing, Intimidating Emir Sanusi

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…… As the new Emir takes days holding the Palace Sitting

The Kano High Court, presided over by Justice Aminu Adamu Aliyu, sitting at Miller Road, has issued a restraining order against the police, the State Security Service (SSS), and the Nigerian military to prevent them from forcibly removing the reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.

This legal action was initiated by the Emir, in conjunction with the four traditional kingmakers of Kano: Madakin Kano Yusuf Nabahani; Makaman Kano Ibrahim Sarki Abdullahi; Sarkin Bai Mansur Adnan, and Sarkin Dawaki Maituta Bello Tuta.

Justice Aliyu, in granting the order, also barred the security agencies from arresting or harassing the Emir and his kingmakers.

The judge declared, “An interim injunction is hereby granted, restraining the Respondents themselves, their agents, representatives, and assigns from further harassing, intimidating, inviting, arresting, or invading the personal or official residences of the Applicants (Gidan Rumfa), their attendants, or any of the Kano Emirate kingmakers, engaging in actions that could impede the Applicants’ rights generally in relation to this litigation pending the hearing and resolution of the motion on notice.

Furthermore, an interim injunction is granted, preventing the Respondents from attempting to seize, appropriate, or confiscate any regalia of authority, such as the twin spear of authority, the Royal Hat of Dabo, the Ostrich-feathered shoes, the knife and sword of the Emir of Kano, and other symbols of his office, pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice

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