Police defuse IED in Gezawa, Kano State

The in Kano State, on Friday, defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in a bush Aujirawa village in Gezawa Local Government Area of the state.The Commissioner of Police, Mr Isma’ila Dikko, confirmed this in a statement spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, issued in Kano.Dikko said the command received a report on the discovery of an object suspected to be an IED in the area.He said the command deployed personnel of the Explosive

Ordinance Disposal (EOD) , who condoned the area and defused the IED.“The CP instructed a team of Explosive Ordinance Disposal led by CSP Haruna Isma’il to move to the scene.“The team after cordoning the area, discovered and diffused the IED successfully with the use of technical equipment.

“Investigation has since commenced,” the statement said.While advising the residents of the state to be vigilant and wary of suspecious objects, Dikko urged them to report suspicious persons and movements to  security agencies. ()