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Ondo Massacre: Shehu Sani Makes Sensitive Remark About Northerners In The South

 

We Need A Leader, Nigeria Is At War - Shehu Sani

Former Nigerian lawmaker, Shehu Sani has again expressed worries over the horrific attack and killing of Christian worshippers at the St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, in the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday morning.

Naija News had reported earlier that scores were killed and many injured yesterday when some unknown gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked the Church during service.

Senator Sani who has earlier condemned the attack warned in another social media post that Northerners living in the South should not be molested in reprisal for the Sunday event.

The former Senator representing Kaduna Central took to his Twitter handle on Monday and said the intent of the terrorists was to trigger vendetta and national strife.

“They spare neither worshipers in the mosques nor in the churches. The North is a daily victim of their violence”, Sani tweeted.

The 8th National Assembly member added: “All Nigerians must be united in denouncing the perpetrators of this heinous infamy. Everything must be done to bring the assailants to book. Enough of this bloodshed”.

Naija News understands that the Owo Church incident raised many eyebrows on Sunday and has continued to generate wider condemnations from within and outside the country, with repeated calls on the authorities to do the needful in protecting the sanctity of lives.

Reacting to the horror incident, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the recycling of criminals in the name of de-radicalising terrorists.

The association asked the Buhari government to stop the deradicalisation programme and called for a total overhauling of the security architecture.

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the recycling of criminals in the name of de-radicalising terrorists.

The association asked the Buhari government to stop the deradicalisation programme and called for a total overhauling of the security architecture.

Naija News reports that CAN made this known while reacting to the killing of worshipers at St Francis Catholic Church at Owa-luwa Street, Owo in Ondo State by unknown gunmen.

As earlier reported, unknown gunmen on Sunday attacked the catholic church and killed many worshippers just as the service was nearing its conclusion.

It was gathered that the gunmen detonated explosives before firing at the worshippers including women and children.

Reacting in a statement issued by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Spokesman for the CAN President, Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle, condemned the unprovoked attacks and killing of several innocent worshippers at the church.

The association described the hideous attack as outrageous, unacceptable, and satanic, stating that the gruesome attack was raw persecution.

CAN commiserated with the families of the victims, the Catholic Church and the government, and the people of Ondo State over the incident.

It, however, called on the security agencies to apprehend the perpetrators of the dastardly criminality and bring them to book.

The Spokesman for the CAN President, Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle, condemned the unprovoked attacks and killing of several innocent worshippers at the church.

The association described the hideous attack as outrageous, unacceptable, and satanic, stating that the gruesome attack was raw persecution.