The Governor of Sokoto State Aminu Tambuwal has directed the state’s Human Rights Commission to wade into the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old Miss Patience Paul, on August 12, 2015.
This came as Pan-Idoma group,Opiatoha K ‘Idoma, yesterday, pleaded with theSultan of Sokoto, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar III, and Inspector General, Solomon Arase, to intervene and ensure the girl was released without delay.
The governor’s directive came against the backdrop of reports of forcible abduction of the Benue-born girl, who was alleged to be held in the palace of the Sultan.
The governor, in a statement made available to VANGUARD by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said the commission should conduct a thorough investigation into the matter and report to him.
The statement read: “On the case of alleged forceful abduction/forceful conversion of 15-year-old Patience Paul from Benue State, in Sokoto State, I wish to make the following statement.
“On Wednesday, March 2, Governor Aminu Tambuwal directed the state Human Rights Commission to undertake a thorough investigation into the allegations and report same to the government.
*Somebody please tell me what is going on?SHUO!!!