CDHR tasks Buhari on Kajuru, Kachia killings


The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and his government to find a solution to the spare of killings in Kajuru, Kaduna State.

In press release signed by its President, Malachy Ugwummadu, CDHR condemned the extra judicial kilings in Kajuru and Kachia Local Government Areas of Kaduna State, calling on government to bring all the perpetrators to justice.

The statement reads :

The CDHR vehemently condemns the sustained acts of violence unleashed on the people of Kaduna State resulting in scores of deaths in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas of Kaduna State.

It must be recalled that few weeks ago the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir – El Rufai alleged that over 150 lives were lost in Kajuru.

The recent attacks are complete violation of the victims’ constitutional rights to life provided for under Section 33 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended). On account of this, it has become extremely important for all hands to be on deck to apprehend the gunmen and their accomplices responsible for those attacks. President-elect, Muhammed Buhari must now rise to this ugly occasion and sterm this dangerous tide by charging the Nigeria security agencies particularly the Nigeria Police to arrest this situation. Only then can the restoration of hope by the frightened citizens of this Country be restored.

Hope and Confidence restored or not will certainly not revive lost lifes lost Surely therefore, a major attack on the primary purpose of government has and still occurring for as long as rampaging gunmen sniff lifes out of innocent citizens on all accounts including politically motivated killings.

The CDHR demands that a proper investigation be conducted into the matter with the aim of not only bringing perpetrators to book but also with a view to identifying the security challenges faced by Kaduna State and indeed the country at large. It needs no further emphasis that the nature of security challenges prevalent in our country today could will pose multifaceted crisis if not checked”.