Following the massacre in a church in Ozubulu, Anambra State, the incident which occurred a week ago that claimed the life of 13 worshippers, left several others injured.
The President of Ibadan Baptist Conference of the Nigerian Baptist Convention (NBC), Reverend (Dr) Yemi Adekunle has gave reasons why the federal government should be blamed.
Speaking with Nigerian Tribune, the cleric said that it’s the utmost priority of the Nigerian government to protect her citizens.
According to him, “Ozubulu church incident is a very sad experience. It is the prerogative of the church to be security-conscious and to make sure that the members are safe when worshipping. The churches should take note because that incident has now exposed that the safety of everyone in the church is at risk.
“The loophole that gave way for that dastardly act embarrassed the church. However, the church must also be conversant that the time for every Dick, Tom and Harry has passed. We must ensure that our security is beefed up to forestall future occurrence.
Reverend Adekunle said the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is currently addressing the issue and it is requesting the Federal Government to be up to the task because it is the work of the Federal Government to protect the lives of its citizens, regardless of their religious affiliation.
“The Federal Government is to blame for the attack if it comes, because they are not doing their work appropriately. The Federal Government should answer some questions in that regard, the cleric said.
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