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The President made the pledge in Abuja while receiving members of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) led by the Co-Chairs, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, and the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev’d Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunle.

In a statement, Revd Hayab, who was a former Special Adviser on Religious Affairs to Governor Yakowa, said he had noted the grievous revelations against the minister, but was alarmed by the dangerous turns of events, especially with the release of some documents linking the embattled minister and the Muslim community with the death of Sir Yakowa.

The Association condemns the continuous act of killing of innocent Nigerians under the pretence of blasphemy and considers the willful absence of justice for victims of these mindless killings in Nigeria by the relevant authorities as a very serious constitutional breach and security threat to our unity and collective survival as a nation. The now-familiar tradition of avoidance to arrest or properly investigate and prosecute cases involving the deliberate killing of innocent Nigerians is evidence of a scripted plan to operate another nation within the Nigerian state and to deny justice to those who truly deserve justice