By: Kate Obi/Kaduna
The Council of Ulama of Nigeria, Kaduna State Chapter has stressed that the craze of kidnapping being reported on daily basis in the State and the country calls for President Muhammadu Buhari’s immediate attention.
The Council in a press statement and made available to Reportcircle by its Secretary-General, Professor Muhammad Sadiq Alkafawi in Kaduna on Tuesday, 6th of November, 2018 called for procurement of adequate equipment to the Police to be able to track the location of the kidnappers from conversation.
The Council of Ulama argued that a situation where the kidnappers will be engaged for talks running into days, yet without apprehending any one at this digital age cannot be understood.
It called on the Federal Government to establish a Religious Advisory Council to save the country from plunging into any religious war in the future which shall comprise reputable and re-known scholars on both sides.
“Any propagates sac-religion as understood by early scholars should be suppressed such as Boko Haram, Kaka-Kato, Yan-hakika would have received prompt attention from the Religious Advisory Council and the government would have been rightly advised.
“Looking at the lives lost in the fight against boko haram and properties, the cost is already running into trillion, there is a saying that a stitch in time, saves nine” It lamented.
The Council however urged the politicians to show more tolerance and to eschew violence during the upcoming 2019 general election while INEC should protect the reputation it has earned for itself as an impartial umpire.
It also said, any politicians found to have employed the use of political thugs should be disqualified while voters should ensure that their PVCs are returned to them and should not allow money inducement to determine their choice.