President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has
described the incessant bombings of churches as a
threat to the unity of our nation. He therefore pleaded
that all necessary measures be put in place to halt the
Mark stated this while reacting to the bombings of
churches in Kaduna state even as he urged the victims
of the attacks not to engage in reprisals.
According to him, "resorting to vengeance will demean
your faith as the Lord has said vengeance is His. More
so, reprisal attacks can only help the course of your
attackers. I believe they want to ignite a religious war and
threaten our national unity.
"Those who have turned places of worship as targets of
bombings should know that they are fighting God and
the Lord will surely at an appropriate time give His own
He urged those perpetrating these attacks to have a
rethink and accept the dialogue proposed by the Federal
Government, reiterating that “no matter the amount of
anger in a man's mind, killing another man cannot be a
remedy. Such action can only aggravate the situation".
Senator Mark therefore urged governments at all levels
as well as security operatives to rise up to the challenge
and forestall needless and further destruction of lives
and property in the land.
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