The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Taraba State chapter has called on the State Governor, Agbu Kefas, to take urgent steps towards addressing the incessant banditry and kidnapping across the state.
“The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, condemned in total the resurfaced banditry, terrorism and kidnapping activities across Taraba State.
PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported that there has been an increase in the reported cases of kidnapping and banditry across the state in the last few weeks.
He said it is worrisome that kidnapping for ransom, which is a direct threat to the right to live and freedom of movement, has received little or no concern from the government despite persistent public outcry.
“It could be recalled that the past few days, Jalingo, the state capital and other communities across the state have witnessed worrisome kidnapping activities which led to loss of innocent lives while families are forced to pay huge amounts as ransom.
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