Author: Eromosele Ebhomele SHARE ON FACEBOOK SEND VIA EMAIL – Knowing that Nigeria is a multi-religious country, the Nigeria police warned the Islamic scholars against making inciting comments – The police in Kano said its men are monitoring events and activities of Islamic scholars in the state and would sanction those who err As the Ramadan, the Islamic fasting, enters its second week, Muslim clerics have been warned to abstain from making statements that could be described as inciting. The warning came from the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Kano state command asking the clerics to mind how they preach and deliver lectures this period. In a statement obtained by NAIJ.com, the state police command, through its spokesperson, Magaji Musa Majia, said the law enforcement agency was monitoring events and activities of Islamic scholars. The police said its men are monitoring the activities of the Islamic scholars READ ALSO: How an Alhaji killed my daughter in Abuja, forced me to take N400,000 – Mother cries out It also vowed to carry out necessary actions against any scholar found guilty of using provocative language. According to the command, all Mosque Security Committees (MSC) in the state should liaise with the Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in their areas for effective security at Ramadan lectures and other gatherings at this period. PAY ATTENTION: Read the news on Nigeria’s #1 new app “You are also advised to adopt security measures such as searching, barricading, and flow of useful and timely information to safeguard worshipers and worship places. “All are, therefore, advised to desist from going to mosque/worship places with bags, parcels, boxes, containers or any other item that may cause suspicion among the people around,” the statement said. NAIJ.com recently reported that as the 2017 diet of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates held throughout Nigeria, some young men decided to set up a website through which they attracted candIslamic clerics in Nigeria get strong warning at Ramadanidates and made them pay for supposedly worked answers. “At the commencement of the examination, the council observed that some individuals were operating criminally inclined ‘rouge’ websites, under different names, soliciting for candidates sitting the examination, to pay money into their bank accounts, in exchange for the provision of worked solutions/answers to questions of subjects being taken on any particular day as the examination was in progress,” the Nigeria Police Force said while parading the suspects.

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