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Bishop Kukah Debunks Rumour Of Sokoto Rioters Burning House and Church

Bishop Kukah Debunks Rumour Of Sokoto Rioters Burning House and Church

Bishop Kukah Debunks Rumour Of Sokoto Rioters Burning House and Church

Bishop Kukah Debunks Rumour Of Sokoto Rioters Burning House and Church

Rioters Did Not Touch My House, Church – Bishop Lukah

At least two parishes presided over by Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan-Kukah, were torched and vandalized on Saturday.

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On Saturday, the Director of Social Communications for the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Rev. Fr. Christopher Omotosho, confirmed the news in a telephone conversation with our correspondent.

According to Omotosho, the rioters torched the gatehouse of one of the churches and a bus on the property. The second impacted church, he added, was vandalized by the vandals.

Omotosho identified the two churches as the Holy Family Cathedral on Bello Way and the St. Kelvin Gidan Dere on the Eastern Bypass.

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When our correspondent asked about the whereabouts and safety of the fiery preacher, the spokesman for the Diocese stressed that “Bishop Kukah is fine”.

Bishop Kukah Debunks Rumour Of Sokoto Rioters Burning Church

On Thursday, Kukah was described as a criminal, the gruesome murder of Deborah Yakubu, a 200-level Home Economics student of Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, North-West Nigeria.

He had also called on the authorities to ensure “those who are guilty of this inhuman act, no matter their motivation, are punished according to the extant laws of our land.”

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The police said two suspects had been arrested in connection with the killing of Deborah, who was mauled and burnt to death on the school premises for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

Hundreds of placard-carrying Muslim youths began a protest in Sokoto on Saturday morning and demanded the release of the two suspects.

Bishop Kukah Debunks Rumour Of Sokoto Rioters Burning Church

The Muslim protesters clashed with security operatives who fired shots to disperse the surging demonstrators.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal subsequently imposed a curfew on the state amid rising tension.

Following Tambuwal’s directive, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, banned religious protests in Kaduna, saying some “unpatriotic elements” planned to organise a “series of for-and-against protests” related to the unfolding event in Sokoto.

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