Civil Right Activists including Abiodun Baiyewu, Ken Henshaw, Adamu Kotokorshi, Ier Ichaver-Jonathan and Prof Chidi Anselm Odinkalu have organized a national day of mourning concerning the incessant killings in the country including Northwestern states of Zamfara, Kaduna and Katsina.
In a statement they jointly signed, the Nigeria Civil Society Action said their call comes at a time when virtually all states of the country have been beset by violent killings with impunity.
“Currently at the epicenter of these crises is the ongoing violent killings in Kaduna and Zamfara states, which are rapidly spiraling into a national catastrophe and are threatening the very fiber of our nationhood. Our recently concluded national and state elections were also not spared; and were marred by violence which resulted in in the unfortunate killings of in 626 Nigerians between the start off of campaigns and the announcement of results.”
“The National Day of Mourning and Remembrance is a citizens…