Information available to 247ureports.com indicate thatTown hall meeting on Constitution review committee in southern Kaduna has reached a milestone resolution. It ruled that section 8 of the constitution be repeal to enable them have a state.
Gabriel Nyam, Turakin Agan in his submission in Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf local government of Kaduna state, the state creation should not be on region but on merit.
Southern Kaduna is largely populated by non-Muslims. The region had recently witnessed a series of religious violence between Muslims [living largely in Northern Kaduna] and non Muslims living in the southern part. It had served a hot bed for the security agents.
The demand for new state is believed to have resulted from the ongoing religious persecution.