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Governor El-Rufai takes break from social media

Governor El-Rufai takes break from social media

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has announced that he is taking a few days break from social media for some personal reasons.

El-Rufai made the announcement in a Facebook post on Sunday, August 5, where he said there are times when one needs to be alone from the chaos and anarchy that pervades everyday life.

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He said: "Beauty and Strength of Solitude: There come times when one has to be alone;

"In solitude for one to rest, sleep, pray, reflect and think through issues deferred; Away and far from the chaos and apparent anarchy that pervades our lives; With phones switched off, social media handles frozen and iPads packed away; Forgive me all, but I am going to be on break for a few days;

"In a place and space very far away from what my life has been these past few years."

In another news, Abubakar Abdullahi, the Muslim cleric who hid over 300 people, mostly Christians, inside a mosque during the recent Plateau attack, says six of his children are adherents of the Christian faith.

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Suspected herdsmen had attacked villages across three local government areas of the state killing at least 100 persons. Abdullahi was said to have rendered assistance to the fleeing persons by offering a mosque in Nghar Yelwa, his village, as a place of refuge.

In an interview with The Punch, the 83-year-old Abdullahi said he gambled with his life to save the Christians from the attackers. He added that as long as he lives, he would continue to save lives.

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