Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, Jos north chapter, Plateau state, Nenman Gowon has said the federal government need to put in efforts toward ending gunmen killings Nigeria.
Chairman CAN Jos north chapter also sought immediate and unconditional rescue of the only left abducted Dapchi school girl Leah Sharibu, who could not be released by Boko Haram for allegedly refusing to renounce her faith.
“Government have not done enough in ending killing of Christians in Nigeria, how can government negotiate for the release of over 100 girls, and fail to negotiate for only a single girl (Leah)?” The clergy asked.
The clergy made the position of CAN, Jos north chapter known in an interview with Journalists at the Rwang Pam township stadium Jos, Plateau state, Tuesday, during a mass protest by Christian women in Jos, numbering over 2000 persons, dressed in black attire, kicking against killing of innocent people in Nigeria and the release of Leah.
The Jos north CAN chairman said one of it churches has been undersiege in Plateau state for years “we have a church located along Angwan Rogo, in Jos north, but non of our people can worship there due to insecurities.”
Following the killing of two Catholic priests in Gwer East local government area of Benue state recently, Catholic church members Worldwide are today (Tuesday) in most pasts of Nigeria, Tuesday are protesting as the tow priests and other victims of a church attack are been buried in Benue state.
Some of the women who spoke said they joined Christians nationwide to protest continuous killing of people in the country.
Mr. Gowon had call for prayers to restore total peace in Nigeria “We have faith that God will answer our prayers, restore total peace and rescue Leah Sharibu from Boko Haram captivity.”