Kano Govt sets up policing committee to monitor movement of ”strange people”

The State Government is to set up a community-oriented policing committee to monitor movement of ”strange people” in Rano Emirate neighbourhoods.

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje made this known when he received Emir of Rano, Amb. Kabiru Inuwa, at Government House in Kano.

committee will be set up in Rano Emirate, which largest of Falgore, in state. We will also set up same committees in other parts of state.

”This strategy will strengthen our security architecture. plan is for communities to put more eyes on strangers, to know who is coming and from where?

”We are glad to inform you that, all our security agencies in state are working harmoniously, without any rivalry,” he said.

He assured committees would be under direct supervision of the Emir of Rano,” he said.

Gov. Ganduje then urged members of the public to also contribute their best in promoting peace in the state.

He also promised to rehabilitate the old Emir’s Palace that was abandoned many decades ago.

Responding, Amb. Inuwa thanked Ganduje for the developmental projects taking place in the area.

He urged the governor to more.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Rano Emirate, according to historians, is a settlement as old as the Emirate.

According to oral literature, Rano came into as an independent entity about 300 years ago and it is regarded as one of the oldest settlements in what is known today as Northern Nigeria.

Some works of literature revealed kingdom was fully established in the year 523AD the Kwararrafa warriors.

The Falgore Geme Reserve is located about 150km from city.

It lies in Tudun Wada, Doguwa and Sumaila local government areas.

NAN reports also reports that it extends to the boundary line between Kano, Kaduna and Bauch states. (NAN)