The Council of Imams and Ulama on Saturday said the allegations that only Christians are being kidnapped in Kaduna State, were not true
The Muslim group warned that security matters must not be politicised.
The Secretary of the Council, Yusuf Arigasiyu, who addressed a press conference in Kaduna on Saturday, insisted that many Muslims had over the years been kidnapped as well.
“We never viewed the unfortunate situation from a religious angle. In fact, we have always condemned the act of criminality and have called on the State and Federal Governments to protect the lives and property of all Nigerians, irrespective of where they are or how they worship.