553 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, May 30, 2020. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 378 cases were recorded in Lagos, 52 in FCT, 23 in Delta, 22 in Edo, 14 in Rivers, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Kaduna, […]
The Kano State Hisbah Board says it arrested 10 suspected beggars in the state metropolis for allegedly violating the law banning street begging in the state. This is contained in a statement signed and issued to newsmen by the Public Relations’ Officer of the Board, Malam Lawan Ibrahim on Saturday in Kano.According to him, the suspects comprise of three men and seven women. “The beggars were arrested during raids carried out in different parts of the city. The arrests were carried out along railway and state road,”he said. Ibrahim said that the suspects were screened, counseled and thereafter released since they were all first-time offenders.He said street begging has reduced in the state since the board began its operation against the act.The post Kano State Hisbah Boardarrests10 beggarsfor violating the law banning street begging in the state appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.