Deborah Blasphemy: Police, Religious Leaders Preach Peace in Zamfara State
As parts of efforts to avert the spread of unrest that occured in neighbouring Sokoto State following the alleged blasphemy that led to the murder of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto. The Commissioner of Police CP Ayuba N. Elkanah psc (+) today held a peace building meeting with all the Religious leaders and Other Stakeholders at the Police Command Headquarters, Gusau.
The Commissioner of Police in his Opening remarks expressed appreciation to all the Religious Leaders and Other Stakeholders for working assiduously to ensure that the State did not witness any Breach of Peace as a result of the Sokoto incident.He urged them to sustain the tempo by constant preaching of Religious Tolerance and Respect for One another. The CP further called on Parents and Guardians to ensure Proper Monitoring of their Wards especially the use of Social Media so as to checkmate their daily activities.
The CP while assuring the provision of Adequate Security for Lives and Property of All and Sundry, called on People not to take Laws into their Hands, instead, they should report any Complain to Security Agencies for proper action.
In their separate remarks, the Religious Leaders and Other Stakeholders Commended the Zamfara Police Command for summoning the meeting as well as the proper handling of the Security Situation in Zamfara State, and vowed to do everything Humanly possible to ensure Peaceful Co-existence among their followers in the State.
SP Mohammed Shehu ANIPR,
FOR:- Commissioner of Police,
Zamfara State Command
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