Nigerian Bishops Urge Their Government To Do More To End Extremism

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Nigerian bishops appeal for protection
Nigerian bishops appeal for protection

According to a Nigerian media report, the bishops of Nigeria have decried the “mass slaughter of fellow Nigerians” and “the burning and sacking of whole villages and churches and rectories” committed by the Islamist militant organization Boko Haram.

The bishops stated “In the face of this Boko Haram and other criminal militias arming themselves beyond our legitimate government and brazenly killing innocent, defenceless citizens, our government must do more than it is currently doing to safeguard our lives and defend our nation.”