Nigeria: Clergy Recruited To Discredit Serious Kaduna Security Challenge -Says CAN
Tells Nigerians To Ignore Abuja Commercial Pastors
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna State Chapter, says it has watched and listened with dismay how some Abuja commercials Clergy have been recruited to discredit a serious security challenge that Kaduna state people are going through in the hands of bandits and kidnappers .
These ones, CAN added, are just being called a mild name but by their activities, one could call them terrorists even when the Government is shying away from calling a spade a spade by its name.
The Kaduna State Chairman of the Association, Rev Joseph John Hayab stated this in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna.
“These Abuja commercial pastors have been hired by the sponsors of the mayhem that kaduna people and especially Christians are going through to say that the killings in southern kaduna is been exaggerated.
“Where is the exaggeration when we still have 120 of our Bethel Baptist school children in the bush with bandits and neither the Government nor security agencies have done enough to rescue them?
“CAN kaduna state is inviting these commercial pastors who value money more than human lives to come and we will lead them to each community and homes of victims in Zangon kataf and other community that have been bedeviled with killings and burning of homes in the past weeks.
“Our people are known for love and honestly. We are only crying out because our farms land, homes, schools, and people are in danger.
” We have lost too many lives and properties to the ongoing carnage.
We are calling on the Government at all levels to act responsibly and stop further killings in our state.
“We will continue to mobilize our fellow faithful to work and pray for peace that is built on justice and equity”, .the statement concludes.