Durbar activities in Kano banned ahead of Sallah celebrations


The Kano State Police Command has banned Durbar activities which is part of Sallah celebrations ahead of Eid-el-Kabir.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Usain Gummel, noted that the ban is imperative to keep the peace and serenity of the state, reports Channels TV.

He advised that worshipers should conduct their normal Eid prayers at the various designated praying grounds as is the tradition.

“In this trying period, the police will enforce the existing court order and prevail on the two contending parties regarding the Kano Emirship tussle and urge them to remain apart and respect the court order.”

The Commissioner called for the cooperation of all stakeholders and the general public while urging everyone to report any suspicious movement of suspicious items to the nearest police station.

The Durbar is an ancient traditional Hausa festival celebrated annually in the North.

It is also used to mark the end of Ramadan and also coincides with the Muslim festivities of Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitri.

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