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A local government in Kano has forbidden lovers from meeting in public places at night to prevent ‘immorality’

Rano Local Government Area of Kano State has banned lovers from meeting in public places at night.

The local government information officer, Habibu Faragai, revealed that the council chairman, Dahiru Muhammad,  the Council chairman announced the law at a security committee meeting attended by residents and traditional leaders.

Mr Muhammad said the committee had raised alarm over the high rate of immorality in the LGA, adding that the concern guided the council to come up with the new law.

He said the law was meant to sanitise the council area of immoral activities occurring during night discussions between the opposite sex.

The council boss directed the state’s Hisbah board (moral police) and other security agents at the local level to ensure compliance and arrest defaulters.

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