Sunday, August 6, 2017

Ozubulu church killing, unspeakable sacrilege – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the Ozubulu Church attack in Anambra State by a yet to be identified gunmen.

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu , the President described the incident as “an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege . ”

Buhari said there was no justification whatsoever to target church worshippers and kill them in cold blood .

He said this kind of atrocity “plumbs the depth of depravity and extreme cruelty of the kind that words cannot adequately express. ”

According to the President , there is no religion that does not lay constant emphasis on the sanctity of life , and that “all Nigerians must rise up and speak with one voice against these remorseless evil men. ”

While expressing sympathy with the families of the victims , the church leadership and the government of Anambra State, Buhari reassured all Nigerians of his administration ’s firm and uncompromising commitment to protect their lives and property at all times .

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