Attack On Muslim Communities In Enugu Threat To Nation’s Peace- Shehu Sani | Independent Newspapers Nigeria


Abuja- Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial  District in the 8th Senate has described the alleged attacks on the Muslim communities and burning down of the two mosques in Nsukka Local Government of Enugu State as threat to peace and stability of the country.

He also condemned the attack saying that it was capable of setting the country on fire.

The lawmaker disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja in a statement made available to journalists.

“The Attacks on the Muslim Communities and the burning down of the two mosques stands condemned. The attacks represent a serious threat to peace and stability of the country and a grand attempt to incinerate the country”, the statement said in part.

It added; “This act of provocation, incitement and arson must be openly and unambiguously condemned by all patriots and lovers of peace.”

He therefore called for the arrest and prosecution of those who perpetrated the dastardly act in the interest of justice . He also called on the Enugu State government  to rebuild the two mosques that were destroyed.

He appealed to Nigerians to resist those forces trying to trigger religious war in the country adding that Intolerance and extremism should not be given a place in the country.

“I appeal to the Muslim community in the country not to play into the hands of anarchists and never to retaliate or take vengeance. Those who burnt the mosques in Nsukka were aiming to attract retaliation, inflammation, escalation and national conflagration”, he said.






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