Don’t Politicise Threat Letter, S’Kaduna Church Warns

The Leadership of the Governor’s Assembly Church, Kafanchan in Kaduna State has warned against politicising alleged threat letter sent to its Head Pastor, Gideon Mutum saying the Clergy was still undeterred and committed to the development of Southern Kaduna.

The warning which was contained in a Statement issued and made available to LEADERSHIP on Friday was signed by the Church Secretary, Mr Eli Sajo Josiah in Kafanchan.

The Statement confirmed that, Pastor Mutum on July 12, 2021, found a threat letter discovered around his car addressed to him whose content threatened his life and those of his family.

It, however, stressed that the Pastor will not be distracted with the development but warned against politicising the threat.

“We will not allow anyone to politicise this threat.

“The security personnel are on top of the matter with full backing of the police, DSS and SIB, the traditional council and the immediate community.

According to the statement, the church was not exonerating anyone, adding, “including the possibility of a close insider and associates might be culprit.

“Our Pastor, the Church and the good work in the land would not diminish irespective of the threat.

“Our faith is not different from the challenges of the people of God in the past like; David, Paul, Joseph, Daniel and the three Hebrew boys,” it added.

The Statement, reiterated Pastor Mutum’s commitment to the total development of the course of Southern Kaduna saying, Pastor Mutum had before now, voiced out his resolution to partner with anyone willing to toe the same path.

It then, urged for continuous prayers with the hope that the security would soon apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to book.

“We urge anyone with useful information to report to the appropriate authorities as the threat is not only to our Pastor but others.

“We are going through one of the darkest period of our time with the unabated killings, banditary and kidnapping as our hearts also goes out to the family of those who lost their lives ones in the attacks in Zangon Kataf local government,” the Statement added.

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