Angry Governor El-Rufus blows hot while speaking on the recent crisis in Kaduna state
stating that such act as criminal.
Governor El-Rufai also promised to investigate the matter to make sure that those engaged in it would be duly identified and punished.
Oh his part, the Sarkin Kasuwar Magani, Ibrahim Abdullahi, said lack of necessary action against perpetrators has helped in fueling more crisis in the area and appealed to the state government to look into the matter.
He stressed that traditional leaders irrespective of religion and tribe, must shun sentiment and report any criminal act in their chiefdoms.
On his part, the Secretary of Jama’atu Nasril Islam in Kajuru local government, Tijjani Muhammad, also appealed to the governor to ensure that perpetrators “are really brought to book.”
He recalled that some of those known to have actively participated in the crisis in the past, were arrested and released.
The Secretary of Christian Association of Nigeria in the area, Pastor Joseph Maigida, also expressed similar concern.
He also emphasized on the importance of living in peace with one another and urged religious and traditional leaders to always preach peace to their followers.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the purpose of the town hall meeting was to find lasting solutions to the recurring crisis in Kasuwar Magani that had led to death and destruction of properties.