The Kebbi State Police Command has arrested about fifteen persons for staging a protest against epileptic electricity supply and outages experienced in the state.
The state’s Police spokesman, Nafiu Abubakar who confirmed the arrest, said investigation is on, while parents of those arrested have decried their continued detention without trial.
The youths stormed major streets in Birnin-Kebbi to protest the epileptic power supply by the Kaduna Electricity Power Company, KAEDCO saying businesses in particular were badly affected by the poor power supply.
A parent of one of the detainees
said his son was picked up by the police at the place where he was doing his
Industrial Training, IT at Ahmadu Bello Way in Birnin Kebbi and is still in
detention without trial.