The Kano State Police command affirmed it recorded zero violence during the All Progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders meeting led by Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, its National Chairman, in the state.
The News Agency of Nigeria NAN reports that Dr Ganduje was in Kano for an enlarged APC stakeholders meeting.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Usaini Gumel, told the News Agency of Nigeria NAN via telephone on Sunday, that officers and men of the command were extremely happy with the political maturity exhibited by the residents.
“I am very pleased with the supporters of APC and NNPP, along with other political parties, for demonstrating high sense of political maturity during and after the stakeholders meeting.
“They ignored all forms of political violence and thuggery and have paved the way for a political atmosphere that breeds orderliness in the conduct of political events.
“The entire event was conducted in a peaceful atmosphere due to the political maturity demonstrated by the politicians.”
CP Gumel called on residents to continue to imbibe the spirit of political tolerance and understanding for peace, progress and stability in the state.
“I really comment on the party faithful for demonstration of high sense of political maturity and understanding during and after the stakeholders meeting.
“I am happy to tell you that we have been able to record zero crime during and after the official visit of Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, APC National chairman.”
“In Kano, the synergy we have with other security agencies has yielded positive results and will continue as it is making it easy for us to keep the state safer than ever before,” he said.
The commissioner hinted that the cooperation and understanding the police were receiving from the Kano people in terms of intelligence gathering had further made their jobs much easier.
He explained that the police main job was to ensure the protection of lives and property, adding that they would ensure that Kano remained peaceful.