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Insurgency, Banditry: Kukah tells Buhari, governors to admit failure



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The vociferous Catholic archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah has told President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerian governors to admit failure in the obvious insecurity in the nation.

As security worsens day by day, Kukah said Nigerians should be told that by the President and govwrnkrs that they can’t guarantee their safety anymore.

This was coming from the Clergy at a burial ceremony of a popular Kaduna Pastor who was kidnapped and killed by bandits.

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Kukah further lampooned, saying, Nigerian leaders don’t have blood in their hearts for allowing growing insecurity in the nation.

He maintained this in his homily at the burial of late Rev Fr. Alphosus Yasshim Bello at Our Lady of Apostles Catholic Church, Independence Way, Kaduna.

Late Bello and Rev. Fr. Joseph Keke were kidnapped on Friday May 21 but Bello could not survive it and was maimed by bandits on Friday, May 21, in Katsina.

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Kukah maintained: “Those who govern us are allowing this killing of citizens in their innocency because they have no blood in their hearts.

“There is nowhere in the whole world where barbarity and killings of human lives as being manifested in Nigeria of today.

“There is nowhere citizens can be slaughtered in the whole world without the government showing empathy and concern.”

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Kukah lamented that government was yet to declare bandits as terrorist group wondering how government of a nation was unable to take this monsters all these years.

“How did Nigeria come to this tragic situation? We know who they are, who they believed in and where their inspiration comes from. The government have never declared the kidnappers to be a terrorists group.”


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