Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has demanded an immediate end to the killings in Southern Kaduna, Kaduna State.
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The Monarch, who decried the killings during a meeting of Northern Traditional Rulers’ Council in Kaduna on Monday, described it as “madness which must stop immediately”.
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The Sultan also appealed to Nigerians to stop making themselves necessary tools of violence, saying only children of vulnerable people get killed during crisis, while those of the elites are protected.
“No man in his right senses go on a killing spree of innocent people under whatever guise.
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“If you keep on igniting killings based on ethno-religious differences because it is the innocent children that are killed while that of the elites are protected,” he stated.