Southern Kaduna: MURIC raises alarm over alleged killing of Fulani, Muslims in contemporary assaults

Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has condemned what it described because the guerilla-style of killing of Muslims and Fulanis in Zangon Kataf of Kaduna State.

Based on MURIC, the killings which occurred on eighth and ninth September, 2020, had been in violation of the peace pact of 22nd August, 2020.

MURIC’s place was contained in a press release issued to DAILY POST on Monday, 14th September, 2020 and signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola.

The assertion reads:

“Christian youths of Zangon Kataf have violated the 22nd August, 2020 peace pact initiated by the Agwa Atyap, Sir Dominic Gambo Yahaya between the Atyap and Hausa/Fulani. The breach occurred on Tuesday, eighth September, 2020 after they launched guerrilla-like assaults on Muslims and Fulanis.

“The assaults resulted within the killing of three unarmed and defenseless Fulani close to Gora Gan. These killed had been Abdullahi Hassan, Yusuf Hassan Sogiji and Abubakar Hassan. Two different Fulani males, Musa Hassan and his father, Malam Hassan are nonetheless being handled in Jama’a Clinic in Zonkwa after sustaining numerous levels of accidents throughout the assault.

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“One other Fulani Muslim, AbdulRashid Lawal Malan was killed by the Christian Kataf militia the next day, Wednesday, ninth September, 2020 in Kurmin Masara, close to Bakin Kogi bridge. Maitalata Idris Narutu, a Fulani and native of Zango city, who lives in Dokan Lere narrowly escaped being killed when his automotive was stopped at an unlawful roadblock mounted by Atyap youth militia.

“The organising of roadblocks by the youth militia contravenes the phrases of the peace pact entered on 22nd August, 2020. Each native and worldwide stakeholders should maintain the Christian Atyap militia of Southern Kaduna answerable for beginning the vicious cycle of bloodshedding after the latest peace pact.

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“MURIC strongly condemns these killings and assaults on law-abiding Muslims. We name for stronger presence of safety brokers. It’s excessive time troopers are drafted to Southern Kaduna to implement regulation and order. We advocate long run army presence till the inhabitants of Southern Kaduna learn to peacefully coexist.

“As a corporation whose motto is ‘Dialogue, No Violence’, we frown at violence in all its ramifications. We’re totally dedicated to a peaceable method to the Southern Kaduna disaster. We, subsequently, name on each events to sheathe their swords.”

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