His Excellency Zamfara State Executive Governor Honourable,Dr. Bello Mohammed MON (Matawallen Maradun )has directed for the immediate suspension of all staff of Shatima Model Primary School, Tudun Wada, Gusau following the dissecretion of the Holy Qur’an in the sewage of the school.
The governor also ordered for the indefinite closure of the school and directed the state Universal Basic Education Board to immediately recruit and post three additional security men to all the public primary schools in Gusau, the state capital.
The Governor also directed security agencies and relevant Shariah Implementation bodies to immediately set up a committee that will investigate the unholy act of abuse meted against the Muslim Holy book promising to deal ruthlessly with any body found to have had a hand in abusing the Qur’an.
He promised to protect the Holy Qur’an and that his administration will not fold its arms and watch cultists destroy the holy book for their selfish worldly gains which is against the teachings of Islam.
Even though he is not in the country but in far away USA, for the benefits of the state Gov. Matawalle on hearing the bad news when it occurred around 11am of this Friday, called on the people of the state especially those in the state capital to be more vigilant in order to raise alarm against all those perpetrating the dastardly act so that the government can take lasting solution against the attitude.
Matawalle was shocked to receive the news of dessecretion of the holy Qur’an again in the state and promised to arrest the preparators of the unholy act .
He also called on Islamic scholars in the State and the country at large to continue to enlighten the Muslims Ummah on the negative sides of disscretion of the Holy Qur’an.
The Governor also issued a serious warning to the people perpetrating the evil act to desist and repent as his administration is determined to deal with anybody involved ranging from the sponsors herbalists and sorcerers decisively according to the law.
It will be recalled that the act of abusing the Holy Qur’an started manifesting itself in the state in 2018 before Governor Matawalle became the Chief Executive of the state during which the Holy Book was thrown into various dirty places including locations like Danturai Primary school, Tankin Ruwa of Sabonn Gari,State Library, Farida General Hospital and Rabi’a Jumaat Mosque among others, all within Gusau metropolis.
YUSUF IDRIS GUSAU
Director General Press Affairs office of the Executive Governor, Government House,Gusau