From Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja
Islamic and Christian leaders have expressed disappointment over killings within the nation.
Additionally they raised the alarm over proliferation of arms and ammunitions.
Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) President Rev. Samson Ayokunle and the Sultan of Sokoto Sa’advert Abubakar spoke on Tuesday by way of the platform of the Nigerian Inter-Spiritual Council (NIREC).
They’re co-chairmen of the organisation, which made the next calls for on the Federal Authorities.
- Fishing out of perpetrators of crime and killings to face justice
- Mopping up of arms and ammunition within the arms of criminals
- Full cease to the proliferation of all types of weapons that criminals use to destroy lives and property.
The Government Secretary of NIREC, Prof. Cornelius Omonokhua, signed the assertion, which mentioned: “NIREC is apprehensive that the threats and killings preserve spreading. We condemn the carnage on human life particularly the latest killings of 76 individuals in Sabon Birni Native Authorities of Sokoto State; RuwanTofa Dansadua district in Zamfara State; ZagonKataf Native Authorities Space in Kaduna State; Bethel Baptist Church Aguda-Dauruwan Kogi State”.
NIREC additionally frowned on the assault on the convoy of the Borno State governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, at Baga, including that: “We condemn completely, the political thuggery that threatens human life and peaceable coexistence.
The safety brokers should fish out the criminals to face justice. They have to mop up the arms and ammunitions within the arms of criminals. The federal government should guarantee a whole cease to the proliferation of all types of weapons that criminals use to destroy liives and property.
“Throughout his conventional Sallah homage to the Governor of Borno State, the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai ElKanemi cried out: “My individuals in Borno are now not secure.” Consequently, Maiduguri, specifically shouldn’t be allowed to be run over by the insurgents who’ve been throwing mortals there, killing individuals. These present how severe the State of insecurity is within the nation. These conditions and the likes are of grave concern to NIREC. The unabated carnages go away the residents in a state of full despair as financial actions are nearly paralyzed.
“NIREC is subsequently constrained as soon as once more to name on the Authorities in any respect ranges to take safety as a prime precedence for each Nigerian. The Authorities in any respect ranges should double up their efforts of securing the lives and property of the residents”.