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Kaduna State Security Council warns against blocking of roads by protesters

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The Kaduna State Security Council has warned against blocking of public roads and harassment of innocent citizens by persons conducting protests.

Pmnews.ng reports that residents of Gonin Gora axis of the Kaduna-Abuja road, on Thursday morning, blocked the Kaduna-Abuja road following an attack by bandits in the community, Wednesday night.

Reacting in a statement, Samuel Aruwan, Overseeing Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, said the members of the Security Council, working with security forces, dismantled the road blocks erected and subsequently opened up the road for use by motorists.

“The members of the Kaduna State Security Council while interacting with community leaders, expressed dissatisfaction with the menace of blocking roads, a situation which infringes on the rights of citizens and travelers using these roads and other public utilities,” the statement said.

“As of the time of this security update, citizens and motorists are plying the Gonin Gora axis of Kaduna-Abuja Road without obstruction.”

Members of the Security Council include the Commissioner of Police, Audu Ali, Director of Department of State Services, Abdul Adamu Eneche, Garrison Commander, One Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Muhammad Kana, and the Overseeing Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Aruwan.

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