Sokoto Hisbah constitutional, says Tambuwal

Our Reporter

Sokoto Governor  Aminu Tambuwal has explained the new Hisbah Commission in the state should not be perceived as a legalistic gimmick intent on fostering anything other than the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Gov. Tambuwal stated this while signing into law the Hisbah Commission Bill submitted to him by the Sokoto House of Assembly (SOHA).

Appealing to residents and those outside not to misconstrue or misrepresent the law, the Governor emphasised there is no ulterior motive behind its enactment.

“Our own Hisbah in Sokoto State was midwifed, as at today, in full collaboration with all of the security agencies in the state. And, they had representation in the committee that came up with this law. Our Hisbah law do not and is not in conflict with any provision of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“It is not a State Police. It is not Sharia Police. It is more of a Community Policing device, organ,…

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