The District Head of Maigamo of Kurama Chief in Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Mr Clement Ayuba confirmed to our correspondent that it took the intervention of the Nigerian Police a possible religion crisis would have broke out between Kuramas and the extraction of Hausa settlers in Maigamo.
According to him the whole thing started when two Daughters of late Rev Ishaku Bulus accused Alhaji Iliya Tanimu, suspected ardent criminal to stop parading himself as a lawyer and a human right activist using it to be defrauding innocent people.
The angry Iliya reported to DSS and they stormed Maigamo town from Kaduna to arrest the ladies,but was intervened by the district head and assured them of resolving the issue amicably.
Unknown to him a magistrate Court in Ikara had earlier stroke out the case for lack of merit which was reported by Alhaji Iliya.
He added that to his utmost shocked at around 10:15,Monday,10/10/16 Iliya when and hired Thugs (Yan Tauri) who came in a Golve saloon Car, well armed and started beating people indiscriminately heading to the house of late Rev Bulus.
“When I discovered youths began to mobilise themselves and News began to spread out to nearby communities I quickly alerted the police and the DPO of Saminaka complied in time. On reaching at the spot of the clash five young Kurama people were seriously injured and were rushed to the hospital “.Clement said
“If not because of Police nobody would have known the consequences of Iliya’s act. He added
No body knows Iliya where about as is believe to left the town for fear of arrest.
For a long time Iliya have been known to be an unexpected ardent criminal whose shady deals is known to everyone in the town but defied police arrest.
At the time of writing this report all efforts to get the DPO in Saminaka proved abortive as his number has been responding “switched off “