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Armed Security Operatives Scares Off Protesters in Kano

Several armed security operatives have been deployed around Kano State especially in some strategic parts of Kano metropolis over a planned #RevolutionNow protest in the state capital.

Armed police operatives and personnel of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to Gadar Lado and Dangi Roundabout along Zaria road and other parts of the state capital as early since 6:30am on Wednesday.

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of RevolutionNow on Tuesday, listed Gadar Lado, Zaria Road as the convergence point for the Kano version of the protest.

The spokesman, Kano Command of NSCDC, ASC Ibrahim Idris Abdullahi confirmed that it was a joint operation born out of security intelligence about a planned protest by some groups.

Presently, there is no sign of any protest in the state capital as residents go about their normal businesses but with concerns about the heavy deployment of security operatives.

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