CAN commiserates with Sultan of Sokoto over Gonronyo killings

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The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commiserated with the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, and the government and people of Sokoto State over the attack on Goronyo Market.

The market was recently attacked by alleged bandits killing innocent people and destroying property at the Goronyo Central Market .

This is contained in a letter of commiseration signed by CAN’s General Secretary,Joseph Daramola, on Saturday in Abuja.

According to CAN , “We are also calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to ask the National Assembly to amend the Constitution with a view to allowing the State Police as it is being done in other climes.

They said that they were shocked, pained and disappointed with the reported attacks and the loss of many lives despite all the efforts being made by the government to stop the criminal elements in the midst of Nigerians.

CAN condemned the operations of criminals and tasked security agencies to rise up to the occasion before was too late.

The association said, “We join the Sultan and Gov. Aminu Tambuwal in appealing to the Federal Government to deploy more troops to the state to stop criminals and their criminalities.”

It recalled that while the state was still counting the losses of lives and property at the Goronyo Market, criminals also attacked the Kaduna-Abuja train line.

“May God console and comfort all the bereaved occasioned by those attacks and may God grant accelerated healing to those who are still recuperating in the hospitals.
– NAN