*Bantex charges community leaders to embark on peace missions
By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna
The people of Southern Kaduna on Saturday have been called upon to wake up from their slumbering and embraced Christianity they have received.
The called was made by Reverend District Professor Yusuf Turaki, during the Southern Kaduna Christian Leaders Association (SKCLA), 17th National Prayer Summit, held at the New Township Stadium, Kafanchan, Kaduna state.
He said it has become the traditions of Southern Kaduna to set aside a day in a year to come together and pray for challenges facing the country.
He called with a theme “wake up from your slumbered” texts taken from Revelation 2:4-5, Revelation 3:1-3. He said the people should stop blaming their political, economy and social leaders in the country.
According to him blaming the Hausa’s and Fulani’s is not the solution, but nominalism, as Christians have become photographs which has no elements of Christ in them.
Christians of Southern Kaduna have abandoned their God, their Gospel and Bible rather they are serving gods of lies not Almighty God. This has cause southern Kaduna to found themselves in a great distressed, he said.
He urged them to be conscious of their spiritual and self examination moral, they should embraced Christ and hold unto him to delivered them from the distressed they found themselves, he said.
In a remark, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex, said state government have established a peace Commission, their priority is to protect properties and lives of people in state.
He stated that, the community leaders should embarked on peace mission and embraced peace for the betterment of the state.
He urged the people to exercise their faith and pray for peace in Southern Kaduna.
In a related development, Senator Danjuma Lar, said they must work for sons of Southern Kaduna anytime, any day.
He commended the Southern Kaduna for their committing themselves to God, and prayed that wherever they have wrong, he prayed for God mercy upon them, and put a stop to killings in their communities.
He urged them to unit themselves as one people, stressing the need to move as one entity, he stated.
Earlier in a opening remarked, the chairman SKCLA, Bishop Simon Mutum, reminded the southern Kaduna not to forget the age old employment of their fathers farming.
He said the diligent farmers is one of the most secured and successful employed persons in the world.
He urged them to forgive those who wrong them and ask God’s forgiveness for their sins and wrong doings and trust Him to take control over their land from this forward.