Connect with us


Insecurity: Probe funds released for purchase of weapons for military – ECWA President tells Buhari



Share this Story


The President of the Evangelical Church Profitable All (ECWA), Rev. Stephen Baba Panya, has referred to as on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the funds launched to the Nigerian army to buy weapons, however sadly are nonetheless crying that criminals carry extra subtle arms than them.

He equally referred to as on the Federal Authorities to make use of the technique it utilized in guaranteeing the latest launch of kidnapped college youngsters in Katsina, Niger and Zamfara States in guaranteeing the discharge of Leah Sharibu, Alice Ngaddah, Lilian Gyang, Rev. Polycarp Zongo, the remaining Chibok women amongst others.

The President additionally stated ignoring the 2014 Nationwide Convention Resolutions is “tantamount to throwing away the child with the beginning water.”

Baba Panya made the decision whereas briefing journalists on the Church’s headquarters in Jos the Plateau State Capital.

He stated, “That is very unhappy for individuals like us who’ve continued to learn and listen to within the media that thousands and thousands of {dollars} have been budgeted and launched for the acquisition of weapons.

“The very first thing is, why is it that up until in the present day the Nigeria Navy continues to be crying of insufficient preventing gear, regardless of the massive sums spent, which interprets to billions of naira, all within the title of supposed buy of weapons?

“I imagine that there’s want to truly probe how the cash that has been launched for the acquisition of weapons, have been make the most of over these years”, he maintained.”

The President, nevertheless, stated, “However whereas probing, no matter that may be executed in an effort to purchase extra subtle arms, I’ll nonetheless help for them to get extra superior weapons”.

Talking on displaying frequent concern and look after all, Baba Panya stated, “We watched with pleasure the hassle and urgency that the Federal and numerous State governments within the north made for the rescue of college youngsters kidnapped in Katsina, Zamfara and Niger States.

“Very sadly, regardless of a number of guarantees by President Mohammadu Buhari and safety businesses, freedom stays a mirage for Leah Sharibu and different Christian women like Alice Loksha Ngadah, Grace Lukas, Lilliang Gyang and the remaining Chibok women. To not point out Rev. Polycarp Zango, the eight Redeemed Christian Church of God members and plenty of different Christians in captivity of Boko Haram, ISWAP and bandits alike”, he decried.


“The President and safety businesses want to indicate extra dedication, care and concern for all, no matter their spiritual religion and make effort to free all these in captivity”, he maintained.

On the 2014 Nationwide Convention resolutions, the ECWA President stated, “To disregard the deliberations and resolutions of the 2014 convention is tantamount to throwing away the child with the beginning water.

“We due to this fact reiterate our name that the 2014 Nationwide Convention, which has over 600 resolutions, be carried out as a result of it has considerably addressed these challenges.

“We urge the Buhari administration to place in place the required mechanisms for implementation of suggestions of the Convention Report”, he maintained.

“The Government, Legislature and Judiciary and different stakeholders ought to work collectively to actualize this”, he harassed.

On the return of missions colleges to their house owners, Baba Panya stated, “Within the brief time period, we name on the Kwara State authorities to return all mission colleges to their house owners with none grant aiding.

“Let Missions colleges be administered based on the tenets of their religion and anybody who voluntarily chooses to enrol their wards there have to be able to abide by the established guidelines and laws of the varsity”, he harassed.

On the Mai Tangale Stool, he stated, “We perceive that this has been challenged within the courtroom of legislation.

“We encourage the nice and peace-loving individuals of Tangale to proceed with this official and peaceable technique of in search of redress, trusting that God will use the courts, adjudged because the final hope of the frequent man, to make sure that justice is finished, in order that the favored selection of the individuals could be honoured”, he admonished.

Talking on the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria and different non- state actors, the ECWA President stated,
“This organisation and all non-state actors have to be referred to as to order to cease their incisive and vituperative statements and actions.”


Share this Story
Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *