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Alcohol ban is not against Nigeria’s constitution – Kano State Hisbah DG

The Kano State Government has said that the ban of alcohol sales in the state does not contradict Nigeria’s constitution.

Dr. Abba Sufi, Director-General, Kano State Hisbah Board, an agency of the state government made the comments while responding to questions surrounding the recent seizure and destruction of over 30 trailer loads of beer in Kano State during the Christmas period.

Kano State Religious Police destroy 30 trailer loads of beer

The Kano State Hisbah Board has seized and destroyed more than 30 trailer loads of beer.

The Board’s Public Relations Officer, Malam Adamu Yahaya, disclosed this in a statement in Kano on Tuesday.

Yahaya said that the cartons of beer were destroyed on Monday evening after interception at Kalebawa on Danbata Road in Dawakin Tofa area.

Niger State Government issues blanket ban of sale and consumption of alcohol

The Niger State government has withdrawn licenses issued to liquor dealers in the state because of what it describes as the refusal of liquor dealers to follow guidelines set by the government for the sale of liquor.

The Niger State Liquor Licensing Board, the body that regulates sale and consumption of alcohol announced the outright ban in a statement signed by its chairman, Malam Muhammad Shafii.

Hospitality industry reacts to ban of alcohol by Kwara State

The hospitality industry have called on the Kwara State Government to lift the ban on the sales, production and consumption of alcohol in the state.

They said the enforcement of such a law would have far reaching effect on the nation’s economy and the hospitality industry.

They spoke with newsmen in separate interviews on Friday in Lagos.

Kwara State bans alcohol sale, consumption

Kwara State Government has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, has signed into law a bill banning the sale and consumption of alcohol in certain areas of the state.

The bill known as the Prohibition Against the Production, Sale, and Consumption of Liquor in Certain Areas Law 2018, was passed by the State Assembly and signed into law by the governor.