Abuja - The Catholic Bishops Conference of
Nigeria has pledged its support to measures taken by the administration of
President Muhammadu Buhari to address ongoing crisis.
The pledge has been made at a meeting with the President in
the back of the killing by the killings by the Fulani herdsmen.
“We are willing to collaborate with you and with your
administration, in which we see hope for a greater Nigeria,” Rev. Ignatius Kaigama,
the Archbishop of Jos, spoke on behalf of the church leaders.
He said the bishops would continued prayers for Nigeria and
the government, expressing their confidence the problems would be resolved.
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Buhari earlier security agencies had been ordered to deal
decisively with crisis presented by the land clashes.
The Fulani herdsmen have been accused of perpetrating the
skirmishes that have left more than 1 000 dead this year.
“We are determined to secure all Nigerians and I have told
the Inspector-General of Police and other security agencies, in very strong
terms, to deal decisively with the attackers.”
President Buhari expressed his condolences to the Catholic
Bishop of Enugu, the people of Ukpabi Nimbo and all other communities that have
suffered fatalities and other losses from the recent attacks.
- CAJ News