South Kaduna killings: Christian leaders urged to speak out

South Kaduna killings: Christian leaders urged to speak out


The Christian Association of , CAN, Kaduna State Chapter, has challenged the country’s Christian leaders to make their voices heard the murders of Christians in the southern part of the state.

CAN State Reverend Joseph John Hayab made the call during the Christian interfaith Sunday prayers and indoor protests the Kaduna killings in the south.

He called on Christian leaders across the country to speak out and not be silent the continued attacks and wrongful killings in South Kaduna.

Reverend Hayab urged Christians to continue their prayers for God to speak out anyone behind the killings in Kaduna State and South Kaduna in particular.

The prayers, which took place at the Winning All Evangelical Church, ECWA, Narayi High Cost, had Christians the thousands, all decked out in clothes, engaged in fervent protest prayers for and southern Kaduna, with placards with different inscriptions.

Different pastors took turns leading the congregation in prayer sessions the killings and asked God to step in and restore peace to all troubled areas and lead the battles of the helpless.

In his sermon in the middle of the prayer session, the of the United Church of Christ in , HEKAN, Reverend Amos G. Kiri, took his reading of Psalms 46 vs 111, accused the congregation of never tire of events. but to raise their voice to God in prayer.

He said any government that does not care about the well-being of its citizens does not deserve to be called a government, while challenging Christians in government to speak out against all forms of injustice against the Church in the world. and always stand up for the truth. showing the light in everything they do.

He explained, “The government and the callous leaders must wake up from their slumber, the government must listen to our cry, the massacres in southern Kaduna and other parts of the country must stop, enough is enough.” is enough and what is good for the goose be good for the eyes.

Also speaking, the Chairman, Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, Hon. Jonathan Asake, thanked the Church for standing alongside the people of southern Kaduna and others in prayers.

He explained that the murders not be given a political coloring but be condemned as a crime against humanity.

Former military governor and former South Kaduna, General Lekwart (rtd) also joined in the prayers.

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