By Israel Bulus, Kaduna
The Southern Kaduna Labour Party Senatorial Candidate, Engr. Micheal Auta has condemned in strong terms the gruesome killing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Chairman in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
He made the condemnation in a statement he signed and issued to Journalists in Kaduna on Monday following the sad event of the Catholic Priest, Reverend Father John Mark Cheitnum on Friday.
Auta expressed grave concerns over the unprovoked ceaseless killings of Catholic priests in Southern Kaduna and called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with decisive measures to tame the marauding terrorists across the region.
” The security agencies manning our region must ensure that the perpetrators of the heinous crime must be fished out and made them to pay dearly for their evil crime.
According to him because of the senseless activities of these terrorists have forces our people who are mainly agrarians to abandon their farmlands for fear of being killed.
” The wanton killings that have continued on our harmless Community unabated have threaten the relative peace they’ve been enjoying in recent times.
The parliamentarian hopeful called on the Federal Government to wake-up from its slumber and mobilise security agencies to tackle criminal elements causing mayhem on the region.