The Nationwide Council of Islamic Students, underneath the aegis of Majlis Atta’awun, Kano State department, has known as for the prosecution of abductors of 9 Muslim youngsters from Kano allegedly offered in Anambra and transformed to Christianity.
Its Chairman, Sheik Abba Adam-Koki, mentioned their prosecution was vital to take care of sanity and peace.
“It’s a indisputable fact that the crime of kid trafficking is synonymous with slavery. It’s because they each concerned the acquisition and motion of individuals throughout native, regional and worldwide borders for exploitation means, which is often with out the consent of the sufferer,” he mentioned.
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Adam-Koki additionally urged the Federal Authorities and the Nationwide Meeting to test the ugly pattern within the curiosity of peace and unity.
He famous the kidnapping of the 9 youngsters was towards the Common Declaration on Human Rights and Chapter four of Nigerian Structure on basic proper to life, dignity of human individuals, private liberty, truthful listening to, amongst others.
“The crime of kid trafficking and forceful conversion to a different religion can also be condemned and proscribed by our legal guidelines. We, due to this fact, ask the authorities to prosecute the culprits to function a deterrent to others,” he mentioned.
Adam-Koki appealed to the general public to not enable feelings to becloud their judgement as not all Christians had been concerned on this prison behaviour.
“Many adherents of Christianity are respectable and peace loving. Such Christians won’t ever descend so low as to grab, convert and promote Muslim youngsters,” he mentioned.