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Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina

 

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brewing tension between minority Christians and a larger body of Muslim students has resulted in the closure of the Federal University in Dutsin-ma in Katsina State by the university’s management.

Our correspondent reported that today’s tense atmosphere arose when, just after their Friday prayers, Islamic students at the university mobilized and began protesting against Christian employees at the university.

Andrew Moses, a security guard at the University, told our correspondent, “We saw strange faces stationed at Academic Department housing the university management staff, including the Vice Chancellor. When we inquired about their mission, they simply said, ‘We are here for jihad against Christians in the university.’” Continue reading Religious Tension Forces Closure Of University In Katsina