The Kaduna State Government has informed citizens that security agencies are on high alert to contain threats to law and order throughout the state.
Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, in a statement on Monday, said, “This development follows intelligence reports indicating plans by some individuals and groups to spread disaffection and instigate violence in Kaduna Metropolis and other major centres in the State.”
He added that the security agencies are conducting diligent investigations into these reports, saying that individuals and groups found behind such activities will be vigorously prosecuted.
The statement reiterated that street protests remain strictly prohibited to prevent any possible breakdown of law and order.
Government, the statement explained, appealed to citizens to volunteer information on any activity which may pose a threat to public peace, law and order via these helplines: 09034000060 and 08170189999.