Sunday, 29 January 2017

Over 900 Churches were destroyed by Boko Haram - CAN

Not fewer than 900 churches were destroyed by the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents since its emergence in the Northern part of the country.

According to the youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the federal government should rebuild the destroyed churches and also re-establish Nigeria Inter-Religion Council (NIREC).

They noted that the demolished churches that needed to be rebuilt were spread across Gombe, Yobe, Adamawa, Borno, among others.


The body, however, nsisted that doing the above will help in curbing incessant religious violence in the country.

The youth wing Chairman, Evangelist Musa Misal during the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held in Gusau, Zamfara state lamented “continued attacks on Christians in Southern Kaduna, Plateau, Benue, and Taraba communities” and stressed that "this carnage is no longer accidental.”


Meanwhile, attackers believed to be Boko Haram members have killed aN unknown number of people and injured several others in an ambush on motorists in Borno state on Saturday, January 28.

The ambush occurred along Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu road between old Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL) mast called Dogon Wire and deserted Bullabulin village.



-NAIJ.COM-
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