The Kano State Hisbah Board has banned the use of mannequins to display clothes by tailors, supermarkets and boutique owners in the State.
The Commander-General of the board, Shaikh Harun Ibn Sina, made announcement in a statement to Okay.ng on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the use of mannequins by tailors, supermarkets and others contravened Islamic injunctions.
The statement added that the agency would educate them on how Islam frowns on the use of mannequins and send its officials to apprehend and prosecute offenders.
“Hisbah prohibits the use of mannequins at shops, commercial and private residences and other public places. This violates Islamic provisions, it is also responsible for immoral thoughts among some members of the public, all these are against Islam.
“We have divided Kano into five areas for the monitoring and implementation of the ban across the state,” the statement reads.