Killings: el-Rufai Reads Riot Act To Perpetrators

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Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai on Monday declared war against those killing fellow citizens with impunity in the state.
According to him, “that era is gone and anybody found in the act will face the full wrath of law.”
Speaking with journalists at Government House, Kaduna, Governor el-Rufai, advised families and communities to live together in peace without rancour.
He said the spate of killings in the state must end now, warning that anybody who attacks or commits murder would not be spared.
el-Rufai, who spoke through his special assistant, media and publicity,
Samuel Aruwan, also warned against any form of attacks by persons or groups in any part of the state saying residents should embrace peace in the era of change as government is working round the clock to deliver real dividends of democracy to the people.
The governor, who also said that there would be no more buying of justice in the state, added that the present administration has strengthened the Office of the Solicitor-General in the Ministry of Justice as part of efforts to strengthen the judiciary for speedy dispensation of justice.
el-Rufai, however advised residents to report any grievances they have with anybody to security agencies for prompt action rather than resulting to killings which henceforth would not be tolerated.
According to the governor, “We are calling on the good people of Kaduna State not to commit murder or attack anybody in the state. All citizens in Kaduna State have the right to live in peace.
“Henceforth,the new administration will not allow killing of another fellow human being under any guise with impunity.
“If a husband kills his wife, he will face the full wrath of the law, the same thing if a wife or son kills her husband or father, she or he will face the law no matter highly the person is. Any one or group of people that any community will not be spared, we will not tolerate any kind of killings.” (Leadership)


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