The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has decried the killing of Harira Jibrin, and her four children at Isulo in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State by unknown gunmen.
The Sultan who leads the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, condemned the dastardly act, describing the killing as senseless and barbaric.
He also urged the Federal Government to spare no efforts in smoking out the unknown gunmen from the hideouts with immediate effects.
The Sultan, who is the spiritual leader of Nigerian Muslims, also condemned the recurring heartless and calamitous unprovoked killings and maiming across the country as result of insecurity.
The JNI statement read in part,
“At the instance of its President-General, His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji(Dr.) Muhammad Sa’adu Abubakar, CFR, mni, the Jama’atu Nasril Islam condemns the senseless, barbaric and unprovoked killing of one Harira Jibrin; a pregnant woman with four of her children at Isulo in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
“The incident is just but an addition to the series of many other killings meted, particularly to Muslims in the South-Eastern States of Nigeria.
“The recurring heartless and calamitous unprovoked killings and maiming over there, as well as across other parts of the country are, to say the least condemnable.