- Samuel Ezekiel, the father of the suspect arrested for allegedly attempting to bomb a Living Faith Church in Kaduna state says his son is a Christian
- Ezekiel notes that his son, Nathaniel Samuel, who schooled in Kaduna state, has never been a Muslim even for a single day
- The father of the suspect says his son does not bear the name Mohammed Sani as is being claimed in some reports
Samuel Ezekiel, the father of the suspect who was arrested for allegedly attempting to bomb a Living Faith Church in Kaduna, has said his son, Nathaniel Samuel, is a Christian and not a Muslim as being speculated in the media.
Speaking to the Daily Trust at his house at Marabar Demishi village located few kilometres from Maraban Rido in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, the father of the suspect said his son has been a Christian and not a Muslim even for a single day.
Ezekiel said his son does not bear the name, Mohammed Sani, as is being claimed in some reports.
The father of the young man said he was surprised when he learned that his son attempted to bomb a church.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that what could have turned out as a large-scale tragedy was on Sunday, February 2, avert after Samuel was discovered and arrested by policemen.
Eyewitnesses at the church revealed that the suspect, whose identity is yet to be made known, was with IED in one of the toilets when he was detected by CCTV and exposed.
It was also disclosed that this is not the first time the suspect is coming to the pretence in the guise of being a member of the parish.
In another report, Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have charged President Muhammadu Buhari and others in the position of authority to address the insecurity situation in the country. The Bishops specifically urged the president to“wake up and do more than pay mere lip service to the issue of security in Nigeria.”
The Bishops tasked the president in a communiqué signed and issued by the president of the province and Archbishop of Ibadan Archdiocese, Most Rev. Gabriel Abegunrin after a meeting held at the Jubilee Conference Centre, Oke-Ado, Ibadan between Monday, February 3 and Tuesday, February 4.
The communiqué lamented the insecurity in the country and noted that the country is clearly drifting.
The revered Bishops stated that with the way things are going in the country, human life seems to have lost value in Nigeria.
Meanwhile, in what could be described as a typical case of the hunter becoming the hunted, an officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has become a topic of discussion in the online community, following his act of theft.
Legit.ng sighted a video of the official shared on the microblogging platform, Twitter, by a user identified as Gbemi Dennis.
According to the caption that accompanied the video post by Dennis, the fully armed officer stole money from a purse and was captured carrying out the act of theft on a CCTV camera.
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