APC reacts to CAN’s protests over killings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned people in ‘positions of influence’ against utterances that could aid ethno-religious fracas.

The ruling party was reacting to the ‘prayer protests’ against rising killings, held by some churches on the instruction of the Christian Association of Nigeria in parts of the country on Sunday.

The party in its statement obtained by PREMIUM TIMES on Sunday evening, said “the commentaries that trail the menace of the Boko-Haram and other criminal elements is assuming a dangerous ethno-religious slant, unfortunately influenced by insensitive and selfish partisan narratives by shortsighted groups and individuals.”

The APC said the recent pattern of attacks by the Boko-Haram terrorists “is to pitch the Christian and Muslims against…

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