CAN wants probe over killings

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Ab­bas Ji­moh

The Pres­i­dent of Chris­tian As­so­ci­a­tion of Nige­ria (CAN), Dr Sam­son Ola­supo Ayokunle has called for ar­rest and in­ves­ti­ga­tion of those be­hind the killings at a Church yes­ter­day in Anam­bra State.

Ayokunle con­doled with the Catholic Sec­re­tariat of Nige­ria, the Gov­er­nor of Anam­bra State Chief Willie Obiano and the fam­i­lies of the vic­tims of the in­ci­dent at St. Philip’s Catholic Church in the state.

He said “What are these gun­men here and there turn­ing our na­tion to be? What­ever may be the rea­son or rea­sons for this das­tardly act can­not jus­tify this crim­i­nal jun­gle jus­tice. With­out doubt, the act is a mad­ness that all of us must con­demn in strong terms.

“I urge the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment through the In­spec­tor Gen­eral of Po­lice, Ibrahim Idris, in par­tic­u­lar to ad­dress the is­sue of pro­lif­er­a­tion of arms and am­mu­ni­tions so as to make our world safer. The per­pe­tra­tors of this un­godly act must be brought to book with­out de­lay. I call on the Po­lice to fish out those re­spon­si­ble and there must not be any cover up. Enough of these killings in the coun­try.”

He said that if places of wor­ship are no longer safe again, what has be­come the se­cu­rity of lives and prop­erty?

Ayokunle also pray that God com­fort all the be­reaved and heal the in­jured, who are re­cu­per­at­ing in the hos­pi­tals.

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