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CAN Declares 3-day Prayers, Fasting Over Herdsmen Killings

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CAN leaders at a assembly with President Muhammadu Buhari Image courtesy Presidency

The Christian Association of Nigeria on Thursday declared July 9 to July 11 as National Day of prayers and fasting towards the killings throughout the nation.

President of the Christian physique Rev. Samson Ayokunle, who made this identified, additionally urged all Nigerians to participate within the programme.

Ayokunle acknowledged that the choice was based mostly on the incessant killings of fellow residents normally and Christians specifically, largely in Plateau and Benue states, the place mass burial has change into the norm.

“CAN is worried, disturbed and disappointed that despite all the clarion calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to re-organise his security team by replacing all the security chiefs, he has consistently not responded to such calls,” he stated in a assertion.

“From all indications, the President seems to be satisfied with their poor performance and the attendant problems that have led to the avoidable loss of lives and property,” he stated.

He referred to as on all Christians within the nation and diaspora to take part within the three-day prayers.

“If the government has failed us, we are very sure that our God will never fail,” he additionally stated.

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