Condemnation has been raised from different quarters over the murder of eight students of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara in Zamfara State for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad, describing the act as inhumane.
President Muhammadu Buhari has immediately condemned the act while the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has also expressed diasappointment over such cruel treatment.
The Minister of Interior, Leuitenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) has also on Thursday called for the head of those behind the evil act.
The Minister ordered the police to ensure that the perpetrators were brought to justice and directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to reactivate the university and polytechnic campus intelligence network to nip in the bud such violence.
He warned the youths to stop taking the law into their hands, and to adhere to laid down procedures in settling their differences, “as enshrined in the social contract which shifts the burden of redress to constituted government authorities.”