Insecurity: Stop the killings, Pope Francis tells Buhari

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By Luminous Jannamike with Agency report

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, has requested President Muhammadu Buhari to seek out methods to cease the killing of Nigerians throughout the nation.

Lamenting what he described because the mindless killings of Nigerians by suspected jihadists, the Pope known as on the Federal Government to ensure the protection of all residents.

The Holy Father expressed his sentiments of prayerful solidarity with Nigerians over final weekend’s killing of over 40 folks by armed spiritual militia in Southern Kaduna throughout his common Wednesday General Audience on the Vatican City.

He mentioned it was not solely in Southern Kaduna that individuals have been being massacred, stressing that all over the place within the nation, Nigerians are being killed.

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“I learnt with pain the news of the armed attacks that took place last Sunday against the villages of Madamai Abun, in northern Nigeria.

“I pray for those who have died, for those who have been injured and for the entire Nigerian population. I hope that the safety of all citizens in the country will always be guaranteed,” the Pope added.

He urged the Federal Government to offer sufficient safety for Nigerians in each a part of the nation.

Northern Nigeria has endured a number of years of violence, with herders and farmers competing for pure sources whereas sporadic violence by closely armed bandits usually result in infinite reprisals between communities.

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Insecurity: Stop the killings, Pope Francis tells Buhari

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