42 persons roasted alive in Sokoto yet no outcry – Shehu
Senator Shehu Sani has lamented the failure of the current
government in tackling security challenges across the
The former lawmaker, who represented the Kaduna
Central during the 8th National Assembly, in a post on his
verified Facebook page while reacting to the killing of
about 42 persons in Sokoto State recently, said the
incident would have triggered outrage if it were the
According to him, those who are keeping mum in the
incessant killings are not different from the assailants.
The post reads, “Forty two people were gruesomely killed
and roasted in Sokoto. This is an atrocity that could have
triggered an outrage and utter condemnation of the failure
of the Government, if it had happened under the previous
“Those who are silent are same as those who are
indifferent; those who are indifferent are same as those
who perpetrated that crime.
“Nowhere in the World are human lives so cheap,
dispensable and disposable”.
Oniftv reports that armed bandits on Tuesday
ambushed some travellers on a road linking Sabon Birni
local government area and the village of Gidan Bawa in
the State and burnt them alive.