Lamido assures non-indigenes of protection of their rights

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DUTSE – Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa Monday assured non-indigenes living in that their rights as citizens, would be protected.

Lamido gave assurance when he received Emir of Dutse, Alhaji Nuhu Sunusi, who paid him Sallah homage in Dutse.

He explained that all non-indigenes living in were there as a matter of ‘right’ not ‘privilege’, hence would not be discriminated against.

The said that were free live where ever they chose without any undue harassment by any individual or government.


The said those asking register in their own country were sending a wrong signal that was not healthy for the unity of the country.

According him, leadership is about understanding the being governed, with a view protecting their lives and , irrespective of their religious or ethnic background.

Earlier in his remarks, the Emir of Dutse, Sunusi, had thanked the for transforming the in the past seven years of his administration.

He said that both indigenes and non-indigenes had been living peacefully in the state, promising that efforts would be made to sustain the status-quo.(NAN)