Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State says he would append his signature for death warrant for anyone convicted of murder in the state.
This is coming on the heels of incessant killings and cases of insecueiry in the Power State.
The governor, who spoke after he returned to Minna from Kaduna State where he attended a security meeting along with other northern governors, said his administration would do everything within its power to secure the lives and property of peace loving people of the state.
His words, “I will sign the death warrant for anyone convicted of murder, I will not even blink an eye as I will sign the death warrant and sleep well.”
The governor also warned that anyone caught promoting crisis in the state “would be made an example.”
The governor also alleged that some influential people including religious leaders and politicians were behind a series of disturbances in the state, saying that the last crisis at Sabon-daga led to the destruction 30 Gbagyi houses and 20 Fulani huts.
He continued, “We pray for this people to repent, if they don’t, we pray God to destroy them because they are our enemy, our collective interest is greater than their individual and selfish interests,” he said.