Christian group alerts Nigerian government, says society is turning into land of dry bones

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba State Chapter, has said that Nigeria is turning into a valley of death due to the increase in killings in the country.

The association was responding to the recent bomb blast at the army brigade headquarters in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State, the killing of soldiers and terrorist attacks in Takum and Ussa, as well as in Yangtu Special Development Zone.

In a press release made available to the Daily Post on Friday, CAN called on the Nigerian government to stop all “forms of murder in the country before society turns into a vale of dry bones”.

He reminded the government of the urgency of devising a means that would permanently end the killings in Taraba State.

According to the statement signed by the president of the association, Reverend (Dr) Isaiah Magaji Jirapye, CAN said: “The unfortunate killing of some military officers in Takum was perpetrated by the militias who destroyed several lives and properties in the area. ‘State. ”

CAN noted that while no lives were lost in the blast, such an act “proved that there are multiple explosive devices in the state and in the custody of people who do not mean well for the harmonious coexistence of the state”.

While CAN stressed that “the third explosion is a wake-up call for unity and serious action against terrorism trying to occupy the state.” He added that “it requires a collective effort by all, regardless of religion, tribe, section or creed”.

The religious association therefore called on the Nigerian government and security agencies to strengthen intelligence services to fish out terrorists and their allies “before this nasty development spirals out of control”.

Regarding the recent attacks on some communities in Ussa and Takum local government areas of the state and Yangtu development area by Fulani militias, CAN urged the governments of Taraba and Nigeria to send emergency relief supplies to those affected and to put an end to all forms of “guerrilla attacks”. once and for all” in the state.

“We are in the agricultural season; people must be allowed to go about their farming activities peacefully without hiccups or death threats,” CAN said.

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