Men’s Missionary Union (MMU) of the Nigeria Baptist Convention (NBC) has asked the federal government to prosecute all arrested, Boko Haram Terrorists including those who have surrendered.
The President of the association, Dr. Soye Asawo, while addressing newsmen at the end of 41st Annual Congress of MMU in Abuja yesterday, also called on the Kaduna State government and federal government to do everything within their power to rescue the remaining students from their kidnappers.
While sympathizing with the parents of students and Kaduna Baptist High School on the kidnapping of their students, he called on the federal government and the State Government to rescued the remaining students in captivity.
The union further urged the National Assembly to amend the constitution to accommodate State Police.
“Congress urges the government to prosecute all those arrested, captured or who surrendered over insurgency, banditry and all forms of criminality.
“Congress supports state police, and ask the National Assembly to quickly amend the constitution in this to give effect to the yearning of the Nigerian people”, the communiqué said.
While urging the government
to deal decisively with kidnappers, the union asked the federal government and Kaduna State government to compensate all the families of kidnapped Bethel Baptist
High School children and other kidnapped victims.
“Congress note with dismay the state of insecurity nationwide, and ask the federal government to deploy more security personnel to fight the war as Nigeria is presently at war against insurgents, Boko Haram, banditry and ISIS, so that citizens do not resort to self-help in order to defend themselves”.
While commiserating with families of victims of Jos killings, MMU urged the government to deploy more security personnel to protect lives and property in the city.
MMU, also commended president Muhammadu Buhari for assented the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law and asked them to monitor the implementation of the law in order to avoid corrupt practices.