- About 5,760 cartons of assorted beer have been destroyed by holiness police (Hisbah board) in Kano state
- The board would continue to sustain fight against drugs and other intoxicating substances among youths in the state
- Meanwhile, Nigerians have blasted the move, insisting that states that destroys beer should not enjoy some of its benefits when it comes to the federal allocation
In what will continue to annoy many Nigerians, Kano state Hisbah Board says it has confiscated two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beer on Kano/Madobi road.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the board, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, in Kano on Wednesday, September 8, Punch Newspaper reports.
The statement read in part:
“Hisbah board has prohibited sale of beer in the state to prevent people from being intoxicated,."
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Going further, the board vowed to continue fighting against drug and other intoxicating substances among youths in the state, Sahara Reporters added.
Following the destruction, Nigerians on social media blasted Kano state for destroying beer and at the same time receiving tax money.
Hisbah locks up Kannywood actress for posting unIslamic content on social media
Legit.ng had reported that that the Kano state Hisbah board locked up Haruna, a Kannywood actress, for allegedly uploading sexual content on her social media handles.
The accused person was initially arrested on Friday, August 20 by the surveillance department of Hisbah.
She was then detained in the custody of the Islamic police until early Monday, August 23 when she was brought before the Sharia court sitting in Sharada area of Kano state.
In a related development, Hibah criticised the bridal shower gown worn by Zahra Bayero, the wife of Yusuf Buhari, son of the Nigerian president.
Hisbah blasts bridal shower gown worn by Zahra Bayero
In a related development, Hibah also criticised the bridal shower gown worn by Zahra Bayero, the wife of Yusuf Buhari, son of the Nigerian president.
The Hisbah boss, Sheik Harun Ibn Sina, said people who are sharing videos and photos of the dress are committing sin.
He said the emir’s daughter as a Muslim is not above the law and should have lead by example if she wants blessings for her marriage.