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Disregard false information on 15th Emir leading Friday prayers – Police

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The Kano State Police Command has urged residents to ignore false information circulating on social media that Alhaji Aminu Bayero, the 15th Emir would lead the Friday prayers at the Central Mosque.

The Commissioner of Police, Usaini Gumel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview on Friday, that Bayero will observe his Friday prayers in the mosque within the Nasarawa Palace, where he currently resides.

The commissioner said the police and other state security agencies will provide robust security at the Emir’s Palace, where Emir Muhammad Sanusi II is expected to lead the Jummah prayers.

”The police urges the general public to disregard the false reports and misinformation circulating on social media and go about their activities without fear of molestation or intimidation.

”The police will continue to provide necessary security to ensure that will enable residents observe their Friday congressional prayers peacefully without threats to their lives and property,” he said.

He urged the people to volunteer credible information on the movement of dubious characters for prompt security action in the state.

AFRIPOST earlier reported that Danburan of Kano in a statement on on Thursday evening, disclosed that the reinstated Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II and the dethroned Emir Aminu Ado Bayero, announced their plans to lead the Jumaat prayers in the same mosque.

The statement further invites residents to come and listen to the sermon to be delivered by Sanusi.

In another statement from an aide of the deposed Emir, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero invited residents to join him at the Emir’s Palace Friday Mosque to observe the Juma’at prayer.

It stated that the movement to the emir’s palace mosque starts at 12.30 pm.

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