Bigotry Nigerian Governor Shuts Down School Over Desecration of Quran
One of the religious bigots, governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has closed down a school over the desecration of the Holy Quran
The school, Shattima Model Primary School in Gusau was shut down on Friday.
Governor Matawalle also suspended the teachers indefinitely.
NAN reports that some pages of the Quran were found in the school’s sewage around 11: 00 am
The Governor’s director-general of Press Affair, Yusuf Idris said the school has been shut down pending an investigation by the state basic education commission.
The governor is currently in the United States, wooing investors.
Matawalle vowed to fish out those responsible for the act.
“Government will deal ruthlessly with anyone with a hand in this dastardly act, however highly placed,” he was quoted to have said
The governor also directed the immediate deployment of security guards to all primary school for security reasons.
He urged residents to report any suspicious movement to the security agencies or Sharia commission officials for prompt intervention.
Several cases of alleged desecration of the Qu’ran had been recorded in the state.
The incidences reportedly occurred at Danturai Primary School, the state library, Farida General Hospital, Government Day Secondary School, Sabon Gari, and Rabi’a Jumaat Mosque, among others, all within Gusau metropolis.