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Saraki Reacts to Murder of Imam, Worshippers In Zamfara by Bandits

Posted by Thandiubani on Mon 23rd Nov, 2020 - tori.ng

Bukola Saraki has tackled the federal government following the murder of imam and worshippers at a mosque in Zamfara.

Bukola Saraki
Bukola Saraki
 
A former senate president, Bukola Saraki has called on the federal government to act fast after armed bandits killed an imam and other worshipped at a mosque in Zamfara.
 
Reacting on Monday, Saraki said Nigeria needs an all encompassing approach to resolve the issue of kidnapping and banditry in the country.
 
Recall that bandits had over the weekend killed five worshippers, while abducting about 50 others, including an Imam in Zamfara State.
 
The incident occured during Friday’s Juma’at prayers at a mosque in Kanoma area of the state.
 
In a series of tweets, Saraki urged the Nigerian government to call for help from its foreign allies.
 
According to Saraki: “This attack on worshippers during Juma’at prayers, which led to the kidnapping of 40 people, including an Imam in Zamfara State, should be a major cause for concern for all Nigerians.

“These rampant cases of insecurity highlight a growing trend that must be addressed head-on.

“We must deploy all available resources; tap into the knowledge and experiences of our best minds both within and out of government; and call on our friends and allies across the world to help solve our insecurity challenges.

“We need a deliberate and all-encompassing approach to ensure that such incidents are curbed or at the very least, brought to the barest minimum — because this cannot become our ‘new normal.’ It is unacceptable, and we must solve it together.”
 


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