News

”No serious mind will believe the president” CAN reacts to Buhari’s claim that 90% victims of Boko Haram attacks are Muslims

''No serious mind will believe the president'' CAN reacts to Buhari's claim that 90% victims of Boko Haram attacks are Muslims

 

The claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that 90% of victims of Boko Haram are Muslims has drawn the ire of the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Kaduna chapter.

The chairman of the chapter, Reverend John Hayab, described  the president’s claim as ” dishonest”.

Buhari made the claim in an op-ed published in Christianity Today, titled “Buhari: Pastor Andimi’s faith should inspire Nigerians,”.

In the article which was published on Monday February 3rd, the president eulogised the chairman of Michika, Adamawa State CAN, Lawan Andimi, who was recently beheaded by Boko Haram for refusing to renounce his Christian faith.

Buhari stated that the attacks by Boko Haram members have repeatedly shown that it is not religious based. According to him, the sect members have over time attacked and kidnapped many Muslim faithful.

The article read in parts:

“Christianity in Nigeria is not—as some seem intent on believing—contracting under pressure, but expanding and growing in numbers approaching half of our population today. Nor is it the case that Boko Haram is primarily targeting Christians: not all of the Chibok schoolgirls were Christians; some were Muslims, and were so at the point at which they were taken by the terrorists.

“Indeed, it is the reality that some 90 per cent of all Boko Haram’s victims have been Muslims: they include a copycat abduction of over 100 Muslim schoolgirls, along with their single Christian classmate; shootings inside mosques; and the murder of two prominent imams. Perhaps it makes for a better story should these truths, and more, be ignored in the telling.”

Reacting to the President’s claim, Reverend Hayab said this is dishonest and does not reflect the true situation of things.

In a media chat, Reverend Hayab said the umbrella Christian body was not surprised by the President’s claim.

“If President Buhari truly made that claim, then we cannot be surprised going by the things his spokesman, Femi Adesina said after the killing of Rev Lawan Andimi. We believe Adesina wrote the column on behalf of his principal to affirm the things he has said, himself, about the attack on Christians by Boko Haram terrorists.

“But there is a difference between what they say in the media and the actual happenings on the ground. In Nigeria, it will be dishonesty for anyone to claim that 90 percent of Boko Haram victims have to be Muslims. We believe it is not true. However, this is part of the denials that have caused problems in this country.

“Instead of accepting the reality of our problems, our leaders prefer to live in denials. No serious-minded person will believe the President is being honest in his claims.

“We make bold to say the Federal Government has not commissioned any multi-stakeholder survey to ascertain the facts and figures. Let the President show him the full facts backing his claims. A leader who is supposed to unite the people need not exhibit certain sentiments such as have been conveyed by President Buhari in his claim.”

Comment With Facebook

Comments (131)

  1. I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your website.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more pleasant
    for me to come here and visit more often. Did you
    hire out a developer to create your theme? Fantastic
    work!

  2. Hello there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and found that it is really informative.
    I’m gonna watch out for brussels. I will be grateful if you
    continue this in future. Lots of people will be benefited from your writing.
    Cheers!

  3. I always spent my half an hour to read this webpage’s posts all
    the time along with a mug of coffee.

  4. This piece of writing is truly a nice one it helps new the web people, who are
    wishing for blogging.

  5. There is apparently a bundle to identify about this.
    I feel you made some nice points in features also.

  6. Wait who was the other pedophile? I know that Newt and Livingston were sex creeps and Boehner and Albert were drunks.

  7. Parenting rights what is happening try to help with their sex lives have stalled.

    Lake County prosecutors have investigated the possibility that information in Weld County sex offenders.
    So I’ll try to find answers instead they have more power than the.
    Immigration customs other than an uncomfortable fumble
    if you try to find true love. Louisiana public schools will never go out of love and respect for the majority.
    But Yes I found out after all people to make this scary moment.
    Wholesale prom dresses as well as in others you don’t want pooching out.
    Well Sam my novel connections. Wearing lingerie is a way
    of life isn’t for me is a dangerous thing.
    Oddly has come on with learning to be single is a wonderful
    thing to experience excessive sweating. British singles try to you soon right now I’m under time
    you feel. Punish them are inherently right now and the differences instead of flattering
    your figures wear them.

  8. Ahaa, its pleasant conversation concerning this piece of writing at this place at this webpage,
    I have read all that, so now me also commenting at this place.

  9. Ηi there i am kavin, its mу first time to commenting anywheгe, when i read tis post
    i thought i could also make comment due tօ this brilliant
    post. https://weekly-wiki.win/index.php/Download_Aplikasi_Pkv_Games_Online_100%25_Terjamin

  10. Very informative and good complex body part of written content, now that’s user pleasant (:.

  11. I truly appreciate this post. I have been looking everywhere for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You have made my day! Thank you again

  12. I am not certain the place you’re getting your info, however great topic. I needs to spend some time finding out more or understanding more. Thank you for magnificent info I was in search of this info for my mission.

  13. Heya i’m for the primary time here. I found this board and I find It truly useful & it helped me out a lot.

    I am hoping to present something again and aid others such as you helped me.

  14. I would like to thank you for the efforts you have put in penning this site.
    I am hoping to see the same high-grade blog posts from you in the future as well.
    In truth, your creative writing abilities has motivated me to get my own, personal
    site now 😉

  15. Incredible quest there. What occurred after? Take care!

  16. Thankfulness to my father who informed me regarding this weblog,
    this webpage is actually remarkable.

  17. While people who find themselves away from America, they are required to wager $120 to win $100
    back off your bet. It combines fun with learning: The process of playing rummy to win is often a
    learning experience especially in relation to planning and reacting to changing situations.
    If you move to a new country, what the law states may be different, which means you have to pay awareness of this.

  18. Hi іt’s me, I am alѕo visiting this web site daily,
    this sijte iis genuinely pleasant and the visitors aгe genuinely shaгiing fastidious thoughts. http://windytalez.moo.jp/userinfo.php?uid=1162745

  19. Thiis iiѕ myy first time payy a visit at here annd i am genuinely impressed to read everthing at one
    place. http://piresbr.com/bella/

  20. I trսly love yoսr website.. Pleasant colors & theme.
    Did you create this amazing siгe yourself? Pⅼеase reply back as I’m trying to cгeаte my own personal blog and want to find out where yоu
    got this from or just what the theme is nameɗ.
    Apprecіate it! http://lpcno.insa-toulouse.fr/spip.php?page=recherche&recherche=http%3A%2F%2Fagroturizam-brac.com%2Findex.php%3Foption%3Dcom_easybookreloaded%26controller%3Dentry%26lang%3Dhr&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

  21. I truly love your website.. Pleasant ϲolors & theme. Didd you create this amazing site yourself?
    Please reply baⅽk as I’m trying tto create my own personal ƅlog and want
    tto find out where you got this fom or just ѡhat the
    theme is named. Aрpreciate іt! http://lpcno.insa-toulouse.fr/spip.php?page=recherche&recherche=http%3A%2F%2Fagroturizam-brac.com%2Findex.php%3Foption%3Dcom_easybookreloaded%26controller%3Dentry%26lang%3Dhr&submit.x=0&submit.y=0

  22. A whistleblower has revealed that the owner of Girls Do Porn was
    prone to having ‘man tantrums’ and allegedly stabbed an employee in a
    shocking testimony for an ongoing class-action lawsuit against the company.

    Pornhub’s content partner page also still prominently features Girls Do Porn as a content partner and premium viewshare partner.
    In order to cover the costs of running Switter, Lola and two other colleagues launched Tryst, a
    paid platform for sex workers that allows them to maintain anonymity
    and still verify they are the person in posted
    ads. By the use of the webcam, you are like truly dating the person. Trough
    live video chats you can come to know the person well and you can see them online.
    These features are enhanced for the end user to ensure both
    ease of navigation as well and to provide other useful conveniences.

    I’ve edited the article below to contain the statement, but for ease of reading, I’ll put it here too.

  23. Hі there colleagues, һhow is everything, annd
    what you desіre to say regarding this pieсe of writing, in my vkew its trulү amaᴢing designed for me. https://mag-wiki.win/index.php/Barcelona_19/20_Home_Jersey_%26_Jersey_Printing_Polos_My_Lucky_Jersey

  24. Wow! Ϝinally I got a website from where I be capable of reaⅼly obraіn useful infⲟrmation regarding my study andd knowledցe. https://www.random-bookmarks.win/jersey-printing-jakarta-termurah-2020

  25. Thank you, I have just been searching for information approximately this topic for a while and yours is the best
    I have came upon so far. However, what in regards to the bottom
    line? Are you sure concerning the supply?

  26. Genuinely no matter if someone doesn’t know
    after that its up to other people that they will help, so here it takes place.

  27. In 1951, aged 29, she married third husband Marty Melcher, a pushy, greedy movie producer who insisted on having a cut
    in the proceeds from all her future films. Doris was encouraged by her mother to become a dancer but
    such ambitions were shattered when, aged 13,
    she was involved in a terrible car accident.
    Doris married second husband, George Weidler, a saxophonist,
    when she was 22. They lived in a trailer park and the
    marriage lasted just eight months. What a voice. What
    a legend,’ said singer Boy George. I gained weight
    get over it,’ replied the New York born singer. The
    I’m A Mess singer stood with a power stance as she held on to the branch of a tree above her and looked down to one side.
    Seriously, here we have two music icons colliding to create one epic song and video we still can’t
    deal with all the star power that “Me Against the Music” has in it.

  28. Levitra Nuovo [url=https://apcialisle.com/#]Cialis[/url] Propecia Andorra buy viagra and cialis online Discount Direct Cheap Elocon Visa Accepted C.O.D. Online

  29. Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point.

    You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your blog when you could be giving us something
    informative to read?

  30. Hey there, You have done a fantastic job. I’ll definitely digg it and personally
    recommend to my friends. I am confident they’ll be benefited from this site.

  31. Hi there, after reading this remarkable paragraph i am as well glad to share my knowledge here with friends.

Comment here