In a statement by the Commissioner of Information, Culture, and Home Affairs, Abdulkarim Yahaya Sirikathe, the ban which is coming barely 15 days after the commencement of the Muslim fasting follows some security reports that warrant it.

The state government also directed security operators in the state to arrest anybody found violating the directives.

The commissioner drew the attention of the General Public mostly parents on the need to control and guard their children not to undertake the Tashe activities across the State.

“Katsina State Government is hereby announcing the total ban on the traditional Tashe activities that are usually being conducted in the month of Ramadan.

“The State Governor Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari gave the directives for the ban following some security reports.

“It is, therefore, hoped that people will comply and abide by these directives, please.” The statement added.

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