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CAN blames Buhari for killing of Christians in the north

25 August 2016, 17:45

Osun - Osun State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, has blamed the Buhari-led government for the incessant killings of Christians in the northern part of the country, Punch reports.

The Chairman of the chapter, Rev. Elisha Ogundiya, said this in Osogbo on Wednesday at a programme organised by the Nigerian Union of Journalists  Correspondents’ Chapel, Osun State, to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of the state.

He said the killings had become so common that lives of Christians were no longer safe either at their homes or in public places.

He made the comments in reaction to the recent killings of Christians in the northern part of the country.

Eight students were burnt to death by a mob on Monday at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara, Zamfara state, following alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammed by a student of the college according to News24.

The incident occurred when a male student was alleged to have committed blasphemy during an exchange of words with his friend, a Muslim adherent, which caused tension in the school.

- News 24


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