Hisbah police enforce Islamic law in Kano — one of the 12 Muslim states in northern Nigeria that apply Sharia law and normal law.
Adult fasting is a matter of responsibility especially for those who are able to abstain from eating and drinking.
The sick and those who may experience health risks if they fast and eat, including children, expectant women, travelers and breastfeeding women.
If they are sued in court, they could be fined or sent to a correctional facility.
Mr Kibiya's statement warned that more operations would be carried out across the province to ensure people adhered to their religious responsibilities.
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