The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has reacted to the information of a Christian Scholar that was overwhelmed and burnt to loss of life in Sokoto state over alleged blasphemy.
The Affiliation condemned the act in a press assertion launched by Joseph Bade Daramola, Esq, CAN’s Normal Secretary that reads: “DEBORAH’S KILLERS MUST BE BROUGHT TO BOOK“.
“The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) condemns in robust phrases the ugly homicide of a Christian, 200 Stage scholar of Shehu Shagari School of Training, Sokoto, Deborah Samuel by some extremist fellow college students on alleged blasphemy”
“The illegal and dastardly motion of the perpetrators should not solely be condemned by all proper pondering individuals however the safety operatives should fish them out, prosecute them as it’s anticipated of them. It’s the failure of the safety businesses and the federal government to rise as much as such criminalities prior to now that gave beginning to terrorists and bandits. And so long as the State fails to deliver these beasts and criminals amidst us to guide, so additionally the society will proceed to be their killing fields”
“We acknowledge the swift response of His Eminence, Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’advert Abubakar 111 who not solely condemned the legal and non secular illiberal motion however known as on the safety businesses to deliver the perpetrators to justice. It’s our expectation that the State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, would be sure that the matter just isn’t swept below the carpet, because it was earlier than“.
“We additionally name on all lecturers and preachers of spiritual intolerance, extremism and terrorism to repent earlier than the wrath of God descends on them if the State didn’t deliver them to guide. They’re brokers of loss of life amidst us”
“We recall the provocative and demeaning commercial of the Sterling Financial institution the place the financial institution in contrast the Resurrection of Jesus Christ to “Agege bread”, up until now, no one was attacked and even the CAN management has accepted the apology tendered by its Chief Govt, Abubakar Suleiman. Killing for any God within the identify of blasphemy is ungodly, satanic, silly, reprehensible and completely unacceptable. This isn’t a Stone Age and Nigeria just isn’t a Banana Republic. Nigeria stays a non-religious State the place no faith is supreme to the opposite“.