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El-Rufai accuses Some Clerics of Causing Violence in Kaduna state

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, speaking at the state’s government House while playing host to the Primate of Anglican Church, Henry Ndukuba,accused some clerics of instigating violence in the State.

According to Him, the clerics use their platforms to preach disunity rather than peace which would benefit the state.

He spoke yesterday at the state’s government House while playing host to the Primate of Anglican Church, Henry Ndukuba.

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He also disclosed that his administration is doing the best it can to find a solution to the violence in Kaduna.

He said: “Our study of the situation over four decades has shown that the main drivers of this violence are a few clerics that use their platforms, not to preach peaceful co-existence or promote our common humanity.

“Rather, they use their platforms and revered positions to divide and incite violence. I was sad to hear from the primate that he was a victim in 1987, when his house was burnt down in Wusasa, Zaria.

“In those days, the primate will recall that this sort of violence starts from one part of the state and spreads all over the state.

“One credit that this government gets from everyone, including our adversaries, has been our ability to contain these outbreaks to their points of origin.”

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