The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has, on Friday promised the Igbo community and other Nigerians residing in Katsina State that he would give his blood to ensure everyone lives in peace.
Speaking at his palace in Katsina, he said that Nigeria will continue to remain one despite recent calls for breakup.
The emir rather urged them to continue to pray for peace, sustainable development and unity in the country.
Hear him: “I am responding to the quit notice given to some Nigerians residing in the North by some group of people who are enemies of peace.
“Here in Katsina, I am ready to sacrifice my last drop of blood to ensure peace and protect all Nigerians residing in the state.
“You are Nigerians, because some of you were born here and you don’t have better place than Katsina.
“So, continue to conduct your lawful business activities, we are behind you.
“You are my sons and daughters like any other person, Katsina is your home, so, feel free do not go anywhere,’’ Kabir said.
The emir urged the different communities residing in the state not to panic.
He said that the state government and Emirate Council would take all necessary measures to ensure peaceful coexistence.
The Igbos on their part assured the Emir to continue to be peaceful and law-abiding in all their doings.
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