by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State chapter, has reconvened prayers proper against kidnapping, and bandits’ killings in the state and Nigeria at large with over a hundred worshippers.
As usual, the membership of worship cut across all Christian denominations, including women and children, with heavy praises of God and dancing.
Now in progress, the second session holding on Monday at Albarka Church, Television, is tagged: ‘Easter Indoor Prayer Rally,’ with an assemblage of power prayer warriors and Christian leaders across the state.
In a related development, the Nigerian Army has reported its recovery of five of the kidnapped students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka, who are now undergoing medical checkups, the Kaduna state security update of 5th April 2021, has revealed.
A statement by the state internal security and home affairs commissioner, Mr Samuel Aruwan, stressed that the recovered students are currently undergoing thorough medical check-up at a military facility.
“The Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government that five of the many kidnapped students of the Afaka, Kaduna were recovered Monday afternoon and are presently in a military facility where they are undergoing a thorough medical check-up,” it stated.
Silence on the remaining 34 students, Aruwan statement, however, informed that “The Kaduna State Government will provide updates on further operational feedback to be received on this case.”