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President Buhari condemns killing of Christian student by a mob in Sokoto state over alleged blasphemy

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President Muhamamdu Buhari has condemned the killing of a Christian pupil by a mob in Sokoto state over alleged blasphemy. 

In an announcement launched by his spokesperson Garba Shehu on Friday Might 13, the President said that nobody has the proper to take legal guidelines into their fingers. 

Buhari additional demanded an neutral, intensive probe into all that occurred earlier than and through the incident. He additionally directed the Ministries of Info and Tradition, Police Affairs and that of Communications and Digital Financial system to work with GSM suppliers and Tech firms to assist comprise the unfold of false and inflammatory info via social media.

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT BUHARI REACTS TO SOKOTO KILLING LINKED TO ALLEGED BLASPHEMY, SAYS VIOLENCE DOES NOT SOLVE PROBLEMS

President @MBuhari  strongly condemns the resort to self-help by the mob in sokoto, leading to violence, destruction and killing of a second 12 months pupil of Shehu Shagari Faculty of Training, Sokoto, Deborah Samuel, following an allegation that she had blasphemed Muhammad (SAW), the Prophet of Islam on Thursday.

President Buhari stated the information of the killing of the younger girl by fellow college students was a matter of concern and demanded an neutral, intensive probe into all that occurred earlier than and through the incident.

The President famous that Muslims everywhere in the world demand respect for the Holy Prophets, incl Isah (Alaihissalaam,Jesus Christ) & Muhammad (SAW) however the place transgressions happen,as alleged to be the case on this occasion,the regulation doesn’t permit anybody take issues into their fingers.

Furthermore, spiritual leaders preach that it’s not for the believer to guage the actions of one other individual. The constituted authority have to be allowed to cope with such issues once they come up.

“No individual has the proper to take the regulation in his or her personal fingers on this nation. Violence has and by no means will clear up any drawback,” stated the President.

President Buhari additionally directed the Ministries of Info and Tradition, Police Affairs and that of Communications and Digital Financial system to work with GSM suppliers and Tech firms to assist comprise the unfold of false and inflammatory info via social media.

The President prolonged the nation’s condolences to the household of the deceased pupil and wished all these injured a fast restoration. He recommended the quick response to the incident by the Sokoto State Authorities and urged spiritual and neighborhood leaders to name residents’ consideration to the necessity to train the proper to freedom of speech responsibly.

President Buhari referred to as for tempered feedback by the media and calm among the many normal inhabitants whereas investigation is ongoing to search out out the distant and quick causes of the incident.

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