Kano Explosion: Igbo leaders beg  residents to remain calm, shun rumor mongers

Kano Explosion: Igbo leaders beg  residents to remain calm, shun rumor mongers

Igbo leaders  under the aegis of Igbo Community Association, ICA Kano, on Tuesday  has appealed  for restraints, in the aftermath of the explosion that rocked a residential building located at  Aba by  court road,in Sabon Gari axis of the ancient city of Kano.

The President General , ICA Kano, Donatus Nwugo in a chat with  our reporter  at the scene of the incident urged residents to remain calm in the face of daunting challenges  invoked  courtesy of the explosion.

According to him, relevant government agencies are vigilant and were on  top of the situation, while urging residents to go about their businesses with our fear.

In his words “ we are appealing to our people and all those conducting their  activities in the city of Kano to please go about their business in peace.

“we ask them to shun fear, panic, or any moves that is targeted  to cause panic,  they should go about their activities with our fear.”

Nwugo reassured that traditional rulers, the ICA  in conjunction with all critical stakeholders  are working in a coordinated manner to ensure peace continue to reign across the ancient city.

He applaud the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the prompt response that was given to the unfortunate incidence that occurred in Sabon Gari, in the early hours of Thursday.


“our traditional ruler , Igwe Boniface Ibekwe as usual  has risen to the challenge to make sure all that needs to be done has been done, we are working with all other traditional leader to make sure all  issues are addressed squarely .

He applaud security agencies and their egg heads, alongside emergency relief service providers for their sacrifices

“our security agencies were timely in their response  and were highly professional in how they handled the situation today at Aba road by Court road, they  should be commended.

“in all we must warmly thank Kano state government under the leadership of governor Abdullahi  Umar Ganduje, and his deputy, Naisru Gawuna, who strongly stood by us in our hard moments.

He further urged Ndi-Igbo to refute any form of incitement, rumor mongering,  fake news and nefarious attempts to spread cheap rumor and blackmail to usurp public peace ,stressing that security agencies will continue to furnish the populace with relevant information on developments surrounding  the explosion..

The Igbo community leader prayed that God will grant repose to the soul of those who loss their lives in the Thursday explosion and grant their families the fortitude to bear the irreparable  loss.

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