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“Animal kingdom now safer than Nigeria”
Regards the increased security challenges being witnessed virtually across Nigerian states the leaders of the Nation’s Christian Assembly (ANCA) said the animal kingdom is now safer than Nigeria.
The church bemoaned the continued daily kidnapping and killing of Nigerians noting it has never been experienced in an animal kingdom.
“Life given by God is sacred and must be protected. Even in the animal kingdom, they don’t kill each other except for food.
“Lives that are being wasted in Nigeria are troubling and God is never happy with us as a nation. The statement partly read.
Speaking further during a press conference on Friday, week after the church’s annual convention, Mr. Sunday Oibe, who is the Council Chairman of ANCA stated that Nigeria is bleeding and the leaders appear to be using state power against the poor citizens described as “None state actors” to maim and kill innocent citizens.
Recommending a way out, the leaders urged President Buhari to consider declaring a state of emergency within the security sector and strike a collaboration with external bodies to help fight the unabated menace of rampaging Fulani Herdsmen, Boko Haram including Kidnapping causing loss of Nigerian lives.
Also extended to political actors, traditional institutions to use powers within their office adding that “the responsibility of every responsible government is the protection of lives and property of its citizenry.
Having expressed security of Nigeria is the major concern of the church mainly when it affects the development of the nation, additionally advised the President “to do everything within its power to unite Nigeria irrespective of tribe, religion, and party,”