Buhari distressed, depressed by killings


President Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Danlung, President of COCIN, Rev Dr. Dachollom Datiri, Vice President COCIN, Rev Dr. Obed G. K. Dashan,

By Ismaila Chafe

Distressed and depressed by the ethno-religious killings in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged religious, community and traditional leaders to do more in promoting peaceful co-existence.

He also appealed to Nigerians to learn to live together in peace and harmony.

The president made the appeal when he received leaders of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), led by Rev Dr Dachollom Datiri at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday.

“As an organised institution (COCIN), I have no reason to doubt your report on the atrocities being committed in your communities including the killing of Idris Alkali, a retired Maj.-Gen., the dumping of his car into a pond and the body of the deceased thrown into a disused well.

“The communities (in Plateau) have lived long enough to know that there is nothing…

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