This is contained in a statement signed by the commandâ€™s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, and issued to newsmen on Thursday in Kano.
According to the statement,
â€œThe police has banned the two ceremonies indefinitely as security Intelligence available at our disposal revealed that some disgruntled elements are preparing to use the occasions to cause havoc in the state.â€œOur prime responsibility is to ensure peace, tranquillity, protection of lives and property as well as maintenance of law and order.â€™â€™
It warned that the police and other security agencies would not fold their arms to allow some people to breach the peace in the state.
â€œOur prime responsibility is to ensure peace,
tranquility, protection of lives and property as well as
maintenance of law and
order,â€™â€™ the statement
The statement said that the Commissioner of Police would invite the organisers of the two events for a meeting with a view to resolving the issues.