Sokoto situation: Wake up President Buhari, Governors – Senator Gyang
By Raymond Gukas, Jos
The Senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District in the Senate, Istifanus Gyang has expressed bitterness over security issues in Nigeria and called for a return to the drawing board to address it immediately.
He spoke on Sunday in Jos, Plateau State capital during the golden jubilee anniversary celebration of the Church of Christ in Nations, (COCIN), Nasarawa Gwom.
The Senator who was the chairman of the occasion, used the opportunity to speak strongly to the President, Muhammadu Buhari and the 36 state governors that they must rise up to the occasion of salvaging lives of citizens who must exist.
Gyang who was saddened by the recent killings of Deborah Samuel, added that rights of Christians and others must be protected and safeguarded especially now that Nigerians are becoming helpless.
“Muslims leaders must speak against evil; voice out for the prtection of all citizens who are looking up to them”, while lamenting how life has lost its values in the country today.
While congratulating COCIN Nasarawa Gwom for attaining this feat, despite its location in the troubled city of Jos, he charged that the spirit that has kept it in the past 50 years must not sllow to die down.
Describing the Church as being on the frontline during the several violent crises, he said the threats that hovers over the church and environs must also be taken seriously to enable the church stand firm.
While noting that there are three of such frontline churches that are under threats and these include, COCIN Nasarawa Gwom, COCIN Laranto and COCIN Sarkin Mangu all of which are standing on the mercy of God.