The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed all church buildings in the nation and Christian stakeholders to set a quiet declare nationwide over the grotesque killing of Deborah Yakubu by a mob of Muslim youths in Sokoto Affirm for alleged blasphemy.
CAN made the decision by procedure of a circular that used to be launched by the Overall Secretary, Joseph Daramola, on Saturday, and obtained by SaharaReporters.
The circular which used to be titled, “A REQUEST FOR NATIONWIDE PEACEFUL PROTESTS, CALLING FOR JUSTICE FOR DEBORAH YAKUBU” reads, “I comprise been directed by the CAN President, His Eminence. Rev. Dr. Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle, to request of all church leaders, thru your a great deal of church buildings to organise a PEACEFUL PROTEST in honour of 1 of our daughters, DEBORAH YAKUBU who used to be gruesomely murdered on Thursday, 12 Could presumably maybe maybe also, 2022 at the Shehu Shagari College of Training, Sokoto in Sokoto Affirm by some Islamic extremists.
“The declare will utilize location on 22 Could presumably maybe maybe also, 2022 in the afternoon by 3pm in every secretariat of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) nationwide and now not on the streets in order to handbook determined of further loss of lives. These with out CAN’s Secretariat can also merely exercise any church with sizable premises.
“We are to set placards with some succinct message bask in “WE DEMAND JUSTICE FOR DEBORAH,” “NO MORE KILLING IN GOD’S NAME”, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH” “POLICE, STOP UNPROVOKED KILLINGS IN NIGERIA, “CHRISTIANS ARE NOT SECOND CLASS CITIZENS,” “KILLERS OF DEBORAH MUST BE PROSECUTED,” “WE CONDEMN RELIGIOUS KILLINGS,” “WE SAY NO TO ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS.”
“We bustle those that can even comprise the funds for it to originate exercise of the old media and the social media and others can exercise only the social media to present it a broad protection in various to sensitise the whole world. We also name on Nigerian Christians in the diaspora to be part of us utilizing our embassies all around the world.
“The occasion will also be used to wish for Deborah’s family and chums, peace for the nation, victory for the Church and godly political leaders in the coming frequent election. Thanks, and God bless you all.”