#JusticeForBridget: Gov. Ganduje Vows To Wield The Rod Of Justice On Perpetrators

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has condemned in entirety the recent beheading of a woman at Wambai Market in the state, even as he vowed to unmask the perpetrators with a view to prosecute them.

Governor Ganduje presides over a meeting with stakeholders with respect to the death of Mrs Bridget Patience who was beheaded on Thursday by mob in Kano state.
Governor Ganduje presides over a meeting with stakeholders with respect to the death of Mrs Bridget Patience who was beheaded on Thursday by mob in Kano state.

The governor made this disclosure while addressing newsmen after a meeting with Islamic scholars, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), leaders of different ethnic groups in the state and the deceased husband at the Government House on Friday night.

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Ganduje also assured the stakeholders that security operatives would unmask those involved in the murder of the 74 year old woman with a view to prosecuting them.

It is said that security operatives have arrested one person so far – a main suspect in the beheading investigation which is still ongoing.

A statement issued by the governor’s director general of media and communications, @Dawisu, in a series of tweets on Twitter reads:

The governor is indeed disturbed by this incident and is personally saddened by this unfortunate mob action that led to her death.

Since the incident was brought to the governor’s attention, he has been meeting with several stakeholders in order to get the full details of it.

These series of engagements with stakeholders just concluded with a meeting with Council of Ulamas, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kano Chapter and leader of Igbos in Kano.

The husband of late Mrs Bridget was also part of the stakeholders he engaged with throughout the day, including reps of security agencies.

At the end of these series of engagements, all stakeholders came to a mutual agreement and agreed on the following resolutions.

The governor on behalf of the state government wishes to express his condolences to the husband of the deceased and her family.

All the stakeholders unanimously agreed that Mrs Bridget Patience was illegally killed and also condemned the action in totality.

The governor along with the stakeholders also agreed that justice must be done as the suspect has been apprehended by the police.

The stakeholders, particularly the Council of Ulamas and the CAN leadership have also been urged to publicly condemn this barbaric act.

Governor Ganduje also urged the religious leaders to intensify efforts in enlightening the general public on taking laws into their hands

He also promised that the State Government will assist the family of the deceased prepare for the burial arrangements.

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