Home / Kano / Bomb scare shuts Kano state secretariat

Bomb scare shuts Kano state secretariat

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano

Security has been beefed up at Audu Bako secretariat in Kano, northwest Nigeria following bomb-scare that made civil servants scamper home Monday afternoon.

But Police authorities quickly dismissed the rumour that an Improvised Explosive Devices, IEDs, was detonated by the police anti-bomb square at the secretariat which harbour major government ministries, including the Kano State House of Assembly Complex.

ASP Musa Magaji Majiya, spokesman of Kano police Command said there was never a time a bomb was planted at the secretariat, adding that the police in the state did not detonate any explosive at the secretariat.

a bomb

P.M.NEWS gathered that at about 2:30 p.m., civils servants at the secretariat ran helter-skelter as the rumour spread that a bomb was planted there.

“Many of us closed work at 2:30 p.m. when we were directed by our senior officers to vacate the secretariat immediately for safety,” said a civil servant who craved anonymity.

Majiya described the speculation as an attempt by some disgruntled elements to disrupt the peace the state has been enjoying, adding that security forces are not taking any thing by chance as they are always ready to protect lives and property in the state.

print

Source

About admin

Check Also

Buhari’s visit vindicates Kano people – Kwankwaso – Daily Trust

Kano State Commissioner for Special Duties Alhaji Musa Ilyasu Kwankwaso, yesterday said that President Muhammadu …

FEATURE: How Kano successfully immunised 2.6 million children against measles

Over 2.6 million children have been immunised against measles in Kano State in 2017. Officials …

Kano State workers are been paid N9bn monthly

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje says the administration has confirmed that the State spends N9bn …

Foundation enrolls 200 Almajiris in primary schools in Kano State …

A Kano-based Non Governmental Organisation, Khalifa Dankade Foundation (KDF), said it had enrolled 200 Almajiris …

Close
Please support the site
By clicking any of these buttons you help our site to get better