Zaria Local Government Suspends Youths Durbar ‘Dokin Kara’

Emir of Zazzau, Dr. Shehu Idris


 Zaria Local Government Council Security committee has suspended the annual youths Durbar celebration known as “Hawan Dokin Kara” indefinitely.

The Security committee meeting headed by the Council’s Chairman, Engr. Aliyu Idris Ibrahim Magani Sai Da Gwaji said it became necessary to take the decision at this moment.
Briefing the newsmen shortly after the meeting, the Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Alh. Abubakar Rilwan said the action of the local government is to safeguard the lives and properties of its citizens.
He said  to avoid having break of law and order in the local government following the security reports on the way parents are giving their children dangerous weapons to take part in the Youths Durbar known as Dokin Kara festival.
The Security committee advised  parents to watch and warn their children to stay away from the said Dokin Kara festival slated for Sunday as security will deal with anyone that fail to obey the law.
In his remarks Sheikh Ahmadu Makari Sa’id said parents have a great responsibility of training, guiding and discipline of their children religiously and morally.
He said as a religion leader he support the actions taken to suspend the Dokin Kara Durban.
Also comment the Sarkin Yaran Zazzau Alhaji Abdulkadir Magaji said the suspension is for the good and commended the security committee for its prompt response to stop the festival.


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