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Nobel Laureate Pays Tribute To Late Army Chief, Attahiru

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Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and other prominent Nigerians have paid tribute to the late Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant. General Ibrahim Attahiru.

Soyinka who spoke in Abuja during the one year remembrance of the late former Chief of Army Staff, organised by his Foundation established by his widow, Mrs Fati Attahiru, said Nigerians and the country at large have paid huge price to impunity and continued to suffer from the same menace.

The Nobel laureate also cautioned Nigerians against lynching people anyhow all in the name of religion, insisting that it was high time culture of impunity was eradicated in the country.

Soyinka also extolled the late COAS for his service to the nation, charging the management of General Ibrahim Attahiru Foundation to sustain his legacy.

In her remarks, Hajiya Aisha El-Rufai, one of the wives of Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, also dismissed a report that those killing people anyhow all in the name of ‘blasphemy’ were doing so because of religion.

She said, ‘’Islam does not preach what they do and the prophet if alive would not have allowed such to be done to anyone.

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