Gov. Yero Describes Killing Of Islamic Scholar In Zaria As Satanic, Wicked


Gov. Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State on Sunday described the killing of renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Muhammad Albani and members of his family, as ‘satanic and wicked’.

This is contained in a statement issued by the governor’s Director-General on Media and Publicity, Alhaji Ahmed Maiyaki in Kaduna.

The statement quoted the governor as assuring the people that the government would work with the security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators were apprehended.

“We shall leave no stone unturned in unravelling those behind the dastardly act; we shall work with the security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators were arrested.

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“The killing of Sheikh Albani is an indication that despite the improvement in security situation of the state some people are still bent on creating tension in our communities.

“Albani stands for truth; he contributed in no small ways in impacting Islamic education on the people, particularly the younger generation”, the statement quoted the governor.

The governor in the statement commiserated with the family of the deceased, urging the followers of the late scholar to remain calm and law abiding.

He promised the followers of the scholar that their leader would not die in vain as government would ensure that the perpetrators of the killing were brought to justice.


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