The explosion which occurred after the church’s mass service, killed five persons and injured no fewer than eight, the police confirmed.
He therefore, enjoined the citizens to be extra vigilant by reporting suspicious movement to the security agencies.
“As part of on-going investigations into the various terror related incidents that occurred in Kano, Police operatives in the ancient city have arrested five (5) male suspects for their complicity in the attacks.
“Two were arrested in connection with the foiled bomb attack at Isyaku Rabiu Mosque, while three were arrested in connection with the attack at St Charles Church.
“All suspects are currently undergoing interrogation. Intensive patrols are ongoing, citizens are advised to be vigilant and report any suspicious person or activities to security forces,” Mba stated.