Kaduna, 26 June, 2023 / 5:11 pm (ACI Africa).
Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State are cautioning the country’s Department of State Services (DSS) against the tendency to issue “reactive statements” after threats of incidents of insecurity.
In a Friday, June 23 statement, the Chairman of the Christian entity that includes representatives of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) in Kaduna advocates for “proactive measures on the part of security agencies in Nigeria.
“Nigerians will love to see proactive measures, not reactive statements,” Pastor John Joseph Hayab says.
CAN statement follows the June 22 alert that saw Nigeria's state security service warn of possible terrorist attacks on places of worship and recreational facilities before and during the June 29 Islamic celebration of Eid-al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, VOA News reported.
In the June 23 statement, the Chairman of CAN in Kaduna says, “This alert like many in the past has always come when festivities are around the corner.”