Connect with us
X
Categories:

News

Borno: CAN React To Killing Of 43 Rice Farmers

All Naija Entertainment

Published

on

CAN Logo

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Friday condemned the killing of no fewer than 43 rice farmers in Borno State by the Boko Haram terrorists group.

Download & Install The New ANE Android App To Your Device
Hello!! Have you heard about the deadly virus called Coronavirus? No? See What It Is & How To Prevent It Here. Also Stay Connected & Get Latest Updates On Coronavirus Here. Please be safe! We LOVE You.


The association made this known in a statement titled ‘Loss of Rice Farmers to Terrorists: A National Disaster and Shame’, issued by the Special Assistant (Media and Communications), Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, to the CAN President, Rev. Samson Ayokunle.

The association described the killings as a shame and national disaster on the part of the government.

CAN called on the federal government and security agencies to stop the unending mass killings by criminals all over the country but more devastatingly in the Northeast and Northwest of the country.

It advised security agencies to as a matter of urgency wake up on their prolonged slumber and put an end to the killings without fear or favour.

The statement read: “We are shocked, disturbed, saddened to learn that criminals suspected to be terrorists (but for which a terrorist group had claimed responsibilities) invaded the Garin Kwashebe community and murdered the innocent farmers while harvesting their products.

“As usual, the number of the deceased gruesomely murdered remains disputed by the Federal Government. To us at CAN, 43 was not only frightening but inexcusable by those who should have prevented it. The massacre was wicked and completely satanic.

“A situation where farmers are being taxed by the terrorists and bandits before they are allowed to work on their farms is unprecedented and it must be stopped by the government before it is too late.

“We are in a recession in the country, yet, criminals are still preventing farmers from going to farm to harvest. We are not aware of any country where similar lawlessness is taking place without being adequately checked.

“CAN calls on the security agencies to wake up from their prolonged slumber and save their image. The government is urged to think out of the box and take adequate steps to bring the terrorists to their knees rather than finding excuses to justify failure of governance. Mass burials without a full scale war is unprecedented and unacceptable.

“We are pained to observe that killings and kidnapping of people are no longer news in the country and no one is immune from it. Why should we be watching for a nation well situated by God to become a land that is swallowing its inhabitants?”

CAN reassured all that it will not give up praying for the nation and giving pieces of advice to the government.

The association urged the government to be more decisive in taking far-reaching security steps to rise up and do it.

“Continuous sympathy through press statements or condolence visit after many souls have been been wasted is not acceptable anymore. What we need is adequate protection of lives and property by those we have put in charge to do so. May the Lord comfort the relatives of those who were killed and save our nation from total collapse in Jesus’ name,” it said.


Get More Stories Like This On: Facebook: @AllNaijaEntertainment, Twitter: @AllNaijaEntertainment
Reach us on WhatsApp via: +2348104471989

Click to comment
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Don’t Miss!

Join "ANE sabi" clique

Don't miss a thing, get ogbonge ANE latest updates to fuel your conversation daily.




Latest Exchange Rate

Donate To ANE!


Mind buying a coffee to support us here at All Naija Entertainment?. Yes?

Donate Now
Baby Walkers
Lifestyle1 month ago

Buying Guide On Baby Walkers for 2021

Burna Boy
Entertainment2 months ago

2021 Grammy Awards: Burna Boy Promises An Unforgettable Performance Experience

Lionel Messi Barcelona Sevilla Copa Del Rey Semi Final
Sports2 months ago

Copa del Rey: Barcelona conquer Sevilla despite 2-0 down!!

PANDORA'S BOX Story
Stories2 months ago

[STORY] PANDORA’S BOX (Episode 06)

BITCOiN
Technology3 months ago

Best Time to Sell Your Bitcoin [EASY GUIDE]

BITCOiN
Technology3 months ago

Bitcoin Crashes, Loses $10,000 In Value

News3 months ago

30 Million Nigerians Will Be On Drugs By 2050 – NDLEA

Cristiano Ronaldo
Sports3 months ago

Serie A: Ronaldo’s Brace Set Juventus Free From Crotone

News3 months ago

Fulani Herdsmen Deserve Better Treatment From Nigerians – Bauchi Former Gov

Justin Trudeau
News3 months ago

Insecurity: Canada Issue Warning to Citizens Against Traveling to Nigeria

NCDC Chairman Chikwe Ihekweazu
News3 months ago

Nigeria Govt Confirms Discovery Of New Covid-19 Variant, 15 Others

Akwa Ibom Best Hotels ANE Travels
Lifestyle3 months ago

How To Detect Hidden Camera in a Hotel Room!!

WhatsApp
Technology3 months ago

WhatsApp To Deactivate Messages For Users Who Reject New Terms!!

Nissi
Entertainment3 months ago

Afro-Jazz/funk Singer, Nissi’s ‘Move X 2’ Is A Rare Delightful Visual

Kim Kardashian
Entertainment3 months ago

Kim Kardashian Officially Files For Divorce From Kanye West!!

Kanye West
Entertainment3 months ago

Kanye West Thinks Kim Kardashian Is Divorcing Him Because Of Presidential Run

Banky W and Adesua Pregnant
Entertainment3 months ago

Banky W, Adesua Etomi Welcome Baby Boy!!

JImoh Ibrahim
News3 months ago

Jimoh Ibrahim: Court Vacates Order Against Assets Over Alleged N69.4bn Debt

Business3 months ago

Nigeria To Supply Electricity To Togo From Calabar Power Plant

Victor Osimhen
Sports3 months ago

Napoli Confirm Victor Osimhen Head Injury, Say No ‘conclusive Result’ After Tests

ANE Billboard Hots!



Join "ANE sabi" clique

Don't miss a thing, get ogbonge ANE latest updates to fuel your conversation daily.





Copyright © All Naija Entertainment.

css.php