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POLICE URGE ZAMFARA RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO PREACH TOLERANCE

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POLICE URGE ZAMFARA RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO PREACH TOLERANCE


 The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara, Mr Ayuba Elkanah has called on religious leaders, and other security stakeholders in the state to always preach peace, religious tolerance, and respect for one another.
Elkanah also called on parents and guardians to ensure proper monitoring of their children and wards on the use of social media so as to checkmate their daily activities.


This is contained in a statement issued in Gusau on Thursday by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Muhammad Shehu.


“As parts of efforts to avert the spread of unrest that occurred 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 state commissioner of police, Ayuba Elkanah held a peace-building meeting with all the religious leaders, and other security stakeholders at the police headquarters, Gusau.

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“The CP expressed appreciation to all the religious leaders and other stakeholders for working assiduously to ensure that the state did not witness a breach of the peace as a result of the Sokoto incident.


“While assuring the provision of adequate security for lives, and property of all and sundry, the police commissioner call on the people not to take laws into their hands, instead, they should report any complaint to security agencies for proper action,” Shehu explained.


“In their separate remarks, religious leaders commended the command for summoning the meeting as well as the proper handling of the security situation in the state.


“They assured the commissioner of their commitment for peaceful co-existence among their followers in the state,” the PPRO added.

POLICE URGE ZAMFARA RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO PREACH TOLERANCE

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