Senator Shehu Sani has suggested to the Federal Government to declare bandits as federal civil servants if it finds it hard to declare them as terrorists.
Sani,a former Senator representing Kaduna Central, made the suggestion on his Twitter handle while lamenting the activities of bandits who have killed scores of Christian and Muslim worshippers in their religious houses.
His tweet reads, “They [bandits] killed Muslim worshippers in their mosques in Niger and Katsina states; they killed Christians in their Churches in Kaduna State; if the government doesn’t want to declare them terrorists, it should declare them federal civil servants.”
VANTAGE NEWS had earlier reported that some gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Baptist Church, Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, and killed two while scores were said to be abducted.
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Chairman of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Joseph Hayab, while reacting to the incident, said the attack was “another sad story of how deteriorating our insecurity has become.”
Hayab added, “Citizens are being killed like chickens with only press statements as consolation.
“These evil people have troubled us for too long.
“I condole with the families of the Baptist denomination and Kaduna Christians for this loss and urge our security agencies to separate war against enemies of Nigerians from politics. No one knows who will be the next target.”
Reacting to the incident in an earlier tweet, Sani described as useless the suspension of telecommunication services in the North which was meant to tackle the bandits.
He said, “Yesterday’s attacks on the Baptist Church Kakau Daji, Kaduna State by terrorists, the killing of some worshippers and the abductions of scores of others are tragic and unfortunate. The suspension of the telecoms services in the North is useless.”
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