The Southern Kaduna Individuals’s Union, SOKAPU, has alleged that Governor Nasir el-Rufai was not prepared for peace within the state.
The union noticed that till the governor tenders apology to Southern Kaduna individuals and the elders over his derogatory feedback in opposition to them, will probably be taken that the peace strategy of the federal government is a ruse.
Reacting to the Peace Summit not too long ago organized by the Nigeria Christians Pilgrim Fee, NCPC, in Southern Kaduna, SOKAPU’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Luka Binniyat stated that Southern Kaduna leaders are all the time able to take part in a real peace course of within the state.
The governor, the assertion defined, determined to provoke the peace summit as a face-saving measure, stressing that that is after he had referred to as the leaders names and overtly supported the Fulani herdsmen in opposition to their individuals in Southern Kaduna.
It stated that the persons are not in opposition to the peace summit, saying that what is going on in Southern Kaduna underneath the federal government of President Muhammadu Buhari is unusual as the agricultural communities are being taken over by Fulani militia who’re killing their individuals.
SOKAPU alleged that since 2015, assaults have been focused at Christian communities, saying that President Buhari and Governor El-Rufai are usually not saying the reality.
The assertion noticed that the Federal and Kaduna State governments are solely attempting to save lots of their faces underneath intense criticism over the genocide and different atrocities.
It stated Kidnapping of Christians in Chikun and Kajuru has taken over N400 million paid as ransom to the Fulani kidnappers, including that there is no such thing as a week this 12 months that pastors weren’t kidnapped or killed.
SOKAPU famous that underneath a real peace course of, the organizers ought to have referred to as these immediately affected by the disaster and the perpetrators of the violence for dialogue and arrive at a real peace accord.
The assertion alleged that the individuals who have been displaced are nonetheless dwelling underneath sub-human situations with no representatives of the victims and people who perpetrated the violence weren’t there, stressing that they solely introduced the intellectuals, authorities officers and their social gathering males.
“So, there’s the necessity to know them. They’re inviting communities as observers. That’s not learn how to result in enduring peace. In case you are speaking a few real peace course of, it’s important to deliver the victims and people who perpetrated the atrocities collectively. How can there be peace if the greater than 50,000 individuals displaced can’t return to their houses and communities. How can there be peace if the invaders are nonetheless occupying the communities?,” SOKAPU noticed.