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“Ensure diligent investigation” – Tinubu orders security agencies over Kano Mosque fire

President Bola Tinubu has sent his condolences to the Government and people of Kano State over the fire incident that led to the death of some worshippers at a mosque at Larabar Abasawa in Gezawa Local Government Area of the state.  

In a statement by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, released today, the President condemned the act of arson, which led to the incident. 

He also directed law enforcement agencies ”to ensure diligent investigation and prosecution of suspects.”

”President Tinubu commiserates with the bereaved families, and all those affected and prays for quick recovery for the wounded,” the statement added. 

Meanwhile, an Upper Shariah Court sitting in Kano, yesterday, ordered the remand of the principal suspect, Shafi’u Abubakar in connection of an arson attack on mosque in Gadan village, Gezawa Local Government Area of the state.

The Kano State government through the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Haruna Dederi had arraigned Abubakar before the court on three count charges bothering on mischief by fire, causing grievous hurt and culpable homicide.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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