Sokoto Government Would Not Condone Blasphemy Against Prophet Muhammad -Tambuwal

Sokoto Government Would Not Condone Blasphemy Against Prophet Muhammad -Tambuwal
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Ibrahim Goronyo, Sokoto

The state Commissioner for Information, Isah Bajini Galadanci while addressing newsmen at government house Council Chamber said the current critical issue going on in the state is about blasphemy of Prophet Muhammad PBUH by Isma’il Sani Isah who posted on social media the inciting words.

Mandated by Governor Tambuwal, the Commissioner said “the government of the state is taking action against an unscrupulous citizen for inciting words against Prophet Muhammad.

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“On behalf of the government and people of Sokoto state I condemn in strongest terms the unholy behaviour”.

The Governor therefore warn that henceforth the state government would not condone such acts against Prophet Muhammad (SAW) or any other prophet of God or His scriptures.

The commissioner added that already the government, in collaboration with the security agencies and other relevant authorities, are taking necessary steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken against the offender, stating that already the suspect has been apprehended and investigations are ongoing, consequent upon which he will be brought before a competent court of law to face justice accordingly.

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According to him, Gov. Tambuwal has cautioned against the politicization of the issue, saying that it is time for all citizens of the state to unite on matters such as this.

The governor commended the coalition of youths who in spite of partisan divides came together and approached relevant authorities, rather than taking the law into their hands.

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Tambuwal, therefore urged people in the state to maintain peace and order as all necessary measures are on course to address the matter.


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