Following a comments made by Islamic cleric, Sheik Sani Yahaya Jingir he has tendered apology to Nigerian over covid-19 comments which he said Muslims to disregard the order of restrictions of movement and observe total compliance to the spreading of disease in Nigeria.
The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong pleaded with the security personnel not to manhandled the Sheikh or allow him to harass considering his aged ,as the police whisky him over the violation of order on CoronaVirus.
Briefing newsmen at the Plateau State command ,the spokesman pleaded anonymity saying, the Islamic cleric would have been rough handled considering the gravity of his offence he committed which had threaten our National security.
The security personnel cautioned that the state government and security apparatus where left with no other options then to treat the matter lightly.
The state police command headquarters in Jos metropolis couldn’t make use of their earlier threat “because of the governor’s influence
It was reliably gathered that another reason for the police inability to detain the JIBWIS leader was partly because of his alleged crucial role in the election of the APC government in the state and at national level.
It was gathered that at the time the Plateau Police boss handed the cleric to the State Security Service, he was forced to make a confessional statement denouncing his earlier claims.
Observers in the state believe that the damages done by the earlier statement that CoronaVirus does not exist has created a lot of enlightenment difficulties for the state government.
Such violation of the state government’s directives on COVID-19 by both Muslim and Christian clerics is now causing the problem of compliance from the people in the state.