Home » Politics » Katsina Killings Is Down To Ignorance – Aminu Masari

Katsina Killings Is Down To Ignorance – Aminu Masari

Aminu Masari

Aminu Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Masari has blasted the recent killings in Tsanwa and Dankar Villages of Batsari Local Government Area of the state as ignorance, barbaric and animalistic.

He revealed this during a two-day seminar/training exercise organized for Islamic clerics by the Katsina State chapter of the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, on Tuesday in Katsina.

According to him, clerics should increase efforts to preach against the ungodly acts by the evil ones because the killings are down to ignorance.

He added that Friday sermons for Muslims Community is very vital because it will help to educate and enlighten them in their relationship with Almighty God and fellow men.

His words, β€œIt is really unfortunate, all these killings is because of ignorance, no sensible person who is educated and enlighten would indulge in this barbaric and animalistic act.”

“Imagine how a normal person can attack a village, lock up children and women in a room set fire on them to burn to ashes.”

What do you think?

Aminu Bello Masari (born 29 May 1950) is a Nigerian politician and current Governor of Katsina State. He was the speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives between 2003 and 2007. Masari hails from Masari village of Kafur local government, Katsina State.

Aminu Bello was declared winner of the 11 April 2015 Katsina State Governorship election, defeating Musa Nashuni. Aminu Bello Masari was sworn in as the Executive Governor of Katsina State on 29 May 2015.

Immediately after his inauguration, amid financial recession in the country, Governor Masari accused his predecessor of literally stealing the state treasury after 2015 elections and a few days to handing power to his new government. This accusation along with similar financial cases amounting to N11 billion compelled EFCC to invite and later charge Barrister Shema to court along with some of his cabinet members. Governor Masari also dissolved local government chairmen who were all from the ousted party. On its part, PDP challenged the state in court for impeaching democratically elected local government chairmen by the ruling party.

Aminu Bello Masari ran for a second term as Governor of Katsina in the March 9, 2019 Katsina State gubernatorial election under the platform All Progressives Congress having polled 1, 178, 864 votes against Peoples Democratic Party’s Senator Garba Yakubu Lado who had 488, 621 votes.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.