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Goronyo market attack: CAN consoles Sokoto people



The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), has condoled with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’advert Abubakae III, the folks and the federal government of Sokoto State on the latest killing of harmless folks and destruction of property by bandits on the Goronyo Central Market within the state.

CAN famous with shock, ache and disappointment the reported assaults and the lack of many lives regardless of all efforts being made by the federal government to cease these prison parts.

Barrister Joseph Daramola, Christian Affiliation of Nigeria’s Basic Secretary, in a condolence assertion mentioned, “We’re shocked, pained and disillusioned with the reported assaults and the lack of many lives regardless of all of the efforts being made by the federal government to cease these prison parts amidst us. CAN condemns in robust phrases the operations of those criminals and tasked safety businesses to rise as much as this menace earlier than it’s too late.”

He famous that the truth that the bandits struck when the Chief of Military Workers, a outstanding indigene of the state, Lt. Basic Faruk Yahaya, was visiting Sokoto state, speaks volumes in regards to the evil intentions of the criminals.

“We be a part of the Sultan and Governor Aminu Tambuwal in interesting to the Federal Authorities to deploy extra troops to the state to cease these criminals and their criminalities,” CAN emphasised.

The assertion lamented that whereas nonetheless counting the lack of lives and property on the Goronyo market, the criminals additionally attacked the Kaduna-Abuja practice line.

It said that in line with Senator Shehu Sani, who was among the many passengers that escaped the assault, bandits planted an explosive that broken the rail monitor and shattered the windshield of the practice’s engine on Wednesday night.


CAN prayed which will God console and luxury all of the bereaved occasioned by these assaults and will God grant accelerated therapeutic to those that are nonetheless recuperating within the hospitals.

CAN reiterated its clarion name for a complete overhauling of the safety structure with a view to injecting contemporary power and concepts into the system, stressing that the safety structure has been compromised.

“The bitter fact is now we have by no means had it this unhealthy. The sooner the federal government realised this, the higher for us,” CAN mentioned.

CAN referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to ask the Nationwide Meeting to amend the Structure with a view to permitting the State Police as it’s being performed in different climes, saying that the prevailing system can now not deal with this case successfully.

The Chriatian physique mentioned, “We Nigerians are now not sleeping with our eyes closed as a result of we’re all dwelling in concern. That is too unhealthy.”

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