Kano: Police Ban ‘Tashe’, Ramadan Traditional Performance


The Kano State Police Command has banned “Tashe”, the Annual Ramadan Traditional Performance acted in form of drama after first 10 days of the month Ramadan.

Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, announced this in a statement on Monday.

According to the statement, the reason behind banning the historic tradition is because criminals are misusing it.

“The Kano State Police Command, wishes to inform the general public that the traditional annual performance (Tashe), which comes up every Day-10 of Ramadan Fasting has been suspended.

“This is because criminals disguise under the pretense of the “Tashe” annual traditional performance to carry out criminal activities, such as thuggery, handset Snatching , and drug Abuse.”

He added that the State Commissioner of Police, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, called on the good people of Kano state, especially Parents and Guardians to warn their children not to involve in any act of breaking law and order.

“Anyone caught will be dealt with according to provisions of the law. Wishing you a happy and successful Ramadan Fasting,” he added.


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