Kaduna Crisis: Inculcate Peaceful Coexistence In Followers, APGA Guber Candidate, Dr Gankon Tasks Religious Leaders

The Gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) for Kaduna State, Dr. Polycarp Danladi Gankon has called on religious leaders in the state to inculcate the need to live peacefully with those of other religions in their followers.

He expressed this, while interacting with newsmen on the recent happenings in the state.

“Religious leaders both Muslims and Christians should take it upon themselves to inculcate in their followers the need to live peacefully with people of other faiths.

“It is a duty from God to them which they must do to end such crisis, killings of innocent souls as well as destruction of properties such as the one witnessed in various parts of Kaduna State within the last one week,” he said.

Gankon who strongly condemned the killings of innocent citizens of the state by those he described as hoodlums and religious extremists, while charging the government to compel the law enforcement agencies to fish out perpetrators and bring them to book to serve as deterrent to others. Such acts of lawlessness should not be condoned in a civil society as in Kaduna state.

He called on all to embrace peace, without which no meaningful development can be attained.

“I call on the public and our good people of Kaduna State to embrace peaceful coexistence. Without peace, nothing can be achieved. People should try to maintain law and order,” he appealed.

While lamenting on the porous security condition in Kaduna State, he tasked all to be their brother’s keepers.

“Just like the motto of APGA, ‘Be Your Brothers and Sisters Keepers’ should be the watch word,” he added.

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