Emma Elekwa, Onitsha
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Anambra state chapter has decried the incessant killings of Christians and non-Christians within the nation.
It nevertheless maintained that Christians wouldn’t resort to revenge as possibility.
State Chairman of CAN, Rev. John Ndubuisi in a press assertion issued yesterday in Onitsha regretted the assorted sorts of molestations, persecutions and insufferable provocations the church in Nigeria was being subjected to, but train forbearance as a result of spirit of peace that guidelines in God’s kingdom.
The assertion occasion learn, “Normal human reactions when damage is to really feel ache however the Christian church has God who has taught them the virtues of endurance, peace, tolerance, love, justice, fairness, amongst others.
“For occasion, in Bornu state, human beings have been mercilessly massacred and too many church buildings with out rebuilding and lots of households rendered homeless.
“Also many communities have been forcefully ejected out of their God-given land and have been made slaves and refugees in their very own father’s land of nativity.
“Adamawa state has the identical ugly story and movie and so it’s with Yobe, Taraba, Benue and Kaduna states, simply to say however a number of.
“In the Southeast zone, the Fulani herdsmen will kill, kidnap and rape girls at gun level, even earlier than their husbands. What a humiliation and desecration and a taboo to the church kingdom?
“Yet we cry and agonize on their own within the spirit of brotherhood and oneness in line with the indivisible and indissoluble philosophy of the Nigerian structure. The South-South communities have additionally been terrorized by the herders and but no person involves their rescue.
‘We all can learn from the spirit of the church and at the same time following the footsteps of Jesus Christ the son of God and saviour of mankind who taught humanity that it is even better to lose one’s life and inherit the dominion of God than to inherit the world and spend our eternity within the hell hearth.”