Anglican Archbishop of Jos condemns Bomb Blast That Killed Traders In Jos By Yakubu Busari,Jos
The Anglican Archbishop of Jos, Benjamin Kwashi has condemned the Terminus bomb blast were scored of killed and several others sustained injuries in Plateau state capital.
He alleged that the incessant killings and attacks bedevilling the northern part of Nigeria were due to the nonchalant attitude of the Nigerian government to tackle insurgency in the country.
The Anglican Archbishop was lamenting yesterday in Jos in an interview on Thursday’s twin bomb explosions that killed about thirty two people mostly roadside traders around popular terminus market area, in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
He said the Nigerian government was very careful about the activities of Boko Haram since from its inception, the sect wouldn’t have acquired sophisticated weapons, training camp and other war facilities utilizing to fighting innocent people, stressing that the sect’s activities should have been hindered before now.
He said , ” it the nonchalant attitude of the government to tackle the dreaded Boko Haram activities that have been causing the incessant killing and destructions in the north. it is the carelessness of the government that allowed the insurgents to own sophisticated weapons ang be killing people.
” Look at the victims of Thursday bomb blasts. The are poor people looking for what they would eat and suddenly for no reason.
Asking what to be done do to stop these kind of killings and destructions, Kwashe said, ” let the government provides adequate security to public places for safety of lives and property of Nigerians. “
Kwashe however noted that so far both Christians and Muslims have understood that the five year insurgency had nothing to do with religion and therefore called on the people to continue to be wise in their reaction to any action, nothing that if it were before people would have fought themselves in the name of religion.