Blasphemy: Zamfara Mob Killings Barbaric, Unacceptable – Buhari

BUHARI_3373847bPresident Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Monday’s killings in Zamfara State and promised that the law will take its course against anyone found to have a hand in the unlawful act.

A mob suspected to be students of the Abdu Gusau Polytechnic in Talata Marafa, Zamfara State, burnt eight people to death over an incident linked to blasphemy.

The institution has since been shut down while a curfew has been imposed in the town in the wake of the unfortunate incident.

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President Buhari, who said he received news of the mob killings with great dismay, described it as barbaric and unacceptable.

The president reacted to the killings via his verified Twitter handle.