By Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi, Kaduna
A group under the umbrella of Think Nigeria Project, has condermed the spate of killings in the southern part of Kaduna state.
The group expressed its sadness over what it described as an ugly situation, urging the Kaduna state government to rise to its constitutional responsibility of protecting lives and properties of the people.
The group in a statement titled: ‘What Hope For The Common Man’ explained that the recent fresh attacks in Kaura Local Government Area of Southern Kaduna which according to them claimed 24 lives with several houses burnt, was shocking.
According to the group, the insecurity in Kaduna state is increasing, especially in Kajuru, Birnin Gwari, Zango Kataf, Chukun, Sanga, Jema’a and Kaura.
The statement which was released on Wednesday and signed by the group’s National President, Abdulhamid Abdullahi Ikara and the Director Media and Publicity, Cyril Oparacha, called on the youth of Southern Kaduna to stop any form of violence.
” We believe that justice and fairness is the genuine solution to societal conflicts,” the group emphazised.
The group further explained that due to several attacks in Kaduna state, many people have been displaced, some of whom took refuge in different different locations.
” On behalf of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) ‘ Think Nigeria Project’ and the entire PDP family in Kaduna state and Nigeria, we wish to sympathize with the victim’s family and the people of Southern Kaduna,” the group said.