Ahead of the Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky trial which comes up in Kaduna on Wednesday, the Kaduna Command of the Nigeria Police Force has assured of provision of adequate security to prevent breakdown of law and order.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Kaduna Command, DSP Aliyu Mukhtar, made available on Tuesday.
“In view of the Court Trial of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky on Wednesday 11th July, 2018, the peace loving and law abiding people of Kaduna State is to note that adequate security has been put in place for hitch-free court appearance,” it stated.
The Kaduna State Police Command advised the general public to be security conscious as they go about their daily chores and other lawful businesses by being extra vigilant of their environment, persons around them, activities of suspicious persons to prevent miscreants disturbing the peace of the state.
“Members of the public should note that the ban on all forms of processions/demonstrations in Kaduna State is still in force.
” The Police will not hesitate to deal decisively with any person or group of persons who deliberately attempt to violate the ban,” it said.
The Police further advised the public to remain calm and not 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: Independence Way, Bida Road, all roads leading to Ibrahim Taiwo Road,” it informed.
The Kaduna State Police Command called on 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.”