Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital economy, Shiekh Isa Pantami has shed tears over the incessant killings in Northern Nigeria.

Shiekh Pantami, a respected Islamic Scholar, wept seriously while leading a prayer session recently over the killings in Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara and Borno states.

He expressed deep sadness and prayed God’s intervention in the situation.

47-year-old Pantami was born on 20 October 1972 in Gombe and is popular for being a devout Muslim. He was formerly the head of the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA.