#BORNO: MURIC – Contrary To Propaganda, Borno Has Demolished 11 Mosques, Four Churches Since 2019


The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC)has expressed that the current administration in Borno has, since May 2019, demolished 11 mosques and four churches.

This was contained in a statement by Ishaq Akintola, the group’s director, on Tuesday.

The group stated that claims that only churches have been demolished in the state are false.

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The statement added that the Borno State Geographic Information Service (BOGIS) task force has demolished more mosques than churches.

MURIC said it carried out an investigation, which revealed that the demolition of the places of worship is in line with a government decision dating back to 2010.

“Contrary to coordinated propaganda over the demolition of an EYN church in Maiduguri, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) can authoritatively report that the Borno State Geographic Information Systems (BOGIS) created by Governor Babagana Umara Zulum, actually demolished 11 mosques and four churches, in the metropolis. The exercise began from 29th May, 2019 up till last week,” Akintola said.


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