We banned Shiites to ensure peace- Lalong

We banned Shiites to ensure peace- Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has explained that security considerations were “purely responsible for the ban on the activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in the state.’’

“Plateau State has laws regulating the practice of religions; we have a duty to ensure that the practice of religion does not constitute a security risk to anyone,” Lalong said in Jos on Monday.

The governor, who spoke through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Dan Manjang, was reacting to allegations by the IMN that he (Lalong) was merely copying what his Kaduna counterpart, Ahmed el-Rufai, did a week earlier. Read more 

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