The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has come out to declare August 23 as a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over the insecurity situation in the nation.
The General Secretary, CAN, Daramola Bade revealed this in a recent statement obtained by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja.
According to him, NIREC has always hailed the terrorists’ attacks on innocent citizens in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria and the several criminal activities in the various parts of the nation.
He added that NIREC is bothered that the threats and killings keep spreading and all kinds of political thuggery that threaten human life and peaceful coexistence must be scrapped.
His words, “NIREC is worried that the threats and killings keep spreading.
“We condemn the carnage on human life, especially the recent killings of 76 people in Sabon Birni Local Government of Sokoto State; RuwanTofa Dansadua district in Zamfara State;
”Also, the ZagonKataf Local Government Area in Kaduna State; Bethel Baptist Church Aguda-Dauruwan, Kogi State and the attack on the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum at Baga.
”We condemn absolutely, the political thuggery that threatens human life and peaceful coexistence.”