From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse
The Emir of Dutse, Alhaji Muhammad Nuhu Sunusi has prayed for continued peace that the state enjoyed for several years.
The emir also appealed to Fulani herders to be cautious and restrict their animals to specific routes so as to refrain from encroaching into farmers lands to avoid conflicts.
Alhaji Nuhu Sunusi who earlier slaughtered a ram to mark the symbolic sacrifice Sallah also appealed to the state government that severe capital punishment must be administered to any convicted child rapist.
He made the plea yesterday at a traditional Sallah address at the emirs palace asked the governor of the state to make sure that, “our children are saved from te rising cases of pedophiles across the state”.
Alhaji Nuhu Sunusi said, “there is no doubt that one of the menace afflicting the present day society is the rising cases of rape against women and children, I urge the government an those in positions of authority to severely punish offenders to serve as deterrent to others”, he stated.
He then urged the people of Jigawa State to celebrates peacefully according to the teaching of Islam and avoid any harmful celebrations in the state.