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CAN condemns killing of five miners in Plateau

Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Rev Yakubu Pam, Northern Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) chairman, has condemned the killing of five local miners in Razat community of Kwock, Ropp District in Barkinladi Local Government Council of Plateau State by armed gunmen.

Rev Pam, in a statement issued in Jos on Thursday and made available to newsmen, condemned the incident.

The gunmen were said to have escaped from the scene of the attack after killing their victims at a tin mining site on Wednesday afternoon.

Rev Pam called on the villagers of Barkinladi to be very vigilant so that they would not to be taken unawares by the killer armed men rampaging communities in Northern senatorial district of the state.

He expressed regret that the way local miners were shot dead at a tin mining site by the attackers, adding that the action should be condemned by all peace loving people of the state.

Pam called on security agencies in the state to go on a manhunt for the killers, who he said who are plotting to return Plateau to its dark days of the past.

Pam prayed to God Almighty to comfort the families of the deceased.

He charged the state government and the security agencies in the state not to leave anything to chance in arresting the perpetrators of the act.

“Let me tell you that there is no resting place for the wicked, these evil men would definitely be caught by the law enforcement personnel very soon,” he said .

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