Hisbah, the Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa, on Friday said it had destroyed 238 confiscated bottles of assorted beer in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.
Malam Sa’idu Aliyu, the State Commandant of Hisbah, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse.
He explained that consumption of beer was prohibited in all parts of the state.
The commandant added that Hisbah would continue to fight against immoral acts, including consumption of alcohol across the state.
He advised residents to desist from engaging in vices and other immoral acts capable of destroying the society.
The command recently confiscated 111 cartons of assorted beer in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of the state suspected to be smuggled from the neighbouring Bauchi State.
NAN, November 4
Join the conversation
SPECIAL REPORT: Displaced residents of Zamfara battle hunger, as underfunding derails Nigeria’s nutrition goals
On paper, Muhammad Zayyanu is seven years old. The quiet boy who looks shorter for his age could not recollect...
INVESTIGATION: N7.3bn paid for unnamed projects; how Nigerian govt spent N2.2trn in six months
Analysing nearly 3,000 payments made by various Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) over the previous six months (January...
INVESTIGATION… Delay rocks Nigerian govt’s promise of N30,000 covid-19 relief for artisans, others
Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in February, 2020, Chukwudi Okoroigwe’s daily earnings as a bus driver was hardly enough to cater to the...
INVESTIGATION… Ten years after, communities count losses as AfDB, Cross River govt abandon road project
Ten years after the Cross River State government and African Development Bank (AFDB) jointly awarded the Yahe-Wanokom-Wanikade-Benue border road for...
INVESTIGATION….N.3bn down the drain: Why water projects for Enugu communities don’t work
In this concluding part, ARINZE CHIJIOKE talks about some of the projects that are serving the people and how various WASH programmes have failed to tackle...