The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) on Monday condemned, in robust phrases, the assassination try on Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom.
The organisation charged safety businesses to probe the assault, arrest and prosecute the masterminds.
“If a state governor is unsafe regardless of all the safety operatives in his convoy, then who’s protected?”, Joseph Daramola, CAN Basic Secretary quipped in an announcement.
The scribe stated it was apprehensive concerning the collapse of the nation’s safety structure and the failure of these in cost to rise as much as the challenges.
CAN stated the presidential directive for an investigation into the incident have to be thorough and the findings made public.
Daramola questioned why herdsmen leaders who publicly threatened the Governor are nonetheless going about their companies as if that they had achieved nothing uncommon.
“Is the federal government ready until they efficiently perform their evil enterprise? What are these individuals turning the nation into on this century? If murderous Fulani herdsmen are usually not Nigerians, as we’re being informed, why do our safety businesses seem powerless?
“Are they holding superior ammunitions? Are they ready until everybody resort to self-defence with the attendant penalties? The first duty of any authorities is to guard the lives and property of the residents.”
CAN dared the federal authorities to launch the record of names of the kingpins of murderous herdsmen, kidnappers, bandits and terrorists in prisons, Police custody and people underneath trials.
“If President Muhammadu Buhari desires his title to be written in gold, let him repair the safety issues on this nation earlier than his tenure is over”, the assertion added.