The Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has alleged that that crisis rocking the Southern part of the state is been politicised by some persons.
According to the state Christian body in a statement by its chairman, Rev. John Joseph Hayab, the incessant killing in the Southern Kaduna has re-awakened many citizens in the country from the slumber of its intense and how to bring to an end the crisis by coming up with possible solutions.
Speaking during a visit to Mercy camp, Zonkwa during the last weekend, Hayab lamented that some persons are playing politics with the uncalled killings in the state by giving it different narratives.
The Kaduna State CAN chairman who was escorted by other officials of the Christian body said noted that they visited the camp to present relief materials and to see for themselves what many of the victims were enduring.
Hayab while speaking on the visit, expressed his joy that many of the affected people have returned home to continue with life again.
He said, “We should not allow this challenge to create fear among us because if we allow it, there will be hunger. People will not be able to go to farm. We hope they (victims) will be able to put back structures and continue with life so that children will return when schools are eventually reopened for classes,”
He charged believers to hold unto their faith, believing that after the calamity, comes blessings to the people.
He added, “Persecuting and creating hardship will make us move forward in life. The present situation the Church has found itself should challenge people to look inward and do something better for a living.”
On his part, the camp manager, Rev. Gambo Waziri, thanked God Almighty for His faithfulness, stressing that the camp came about as a child of necessity having seen what most women and children were going through when their villages were attacked.
He noted that the camp at the moment hosts no less than 3,455 displaced persons, adding that others who stays with relatives in Zonkwa town always come to get what they would feed on.
Waziri explained further that the camp had 58 pregnant women, 6 (six) have given birth but noted that two of the newborn babies died. He again expressed gratitude to the people of Southern Kaduna and outsiders for their support and understanding for coming with their support to assist the displaced persons.
Meanwhile, a photo of a security man who allegedly murdered a 35-year-old lady to death in her apartment in Asaba has been released on the public domain, Naija News reports.
Source: Naija News