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CAN Condemns Kano Bomb Blast, Commiserates With Muslim Faithfuls

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN has condemned the bomb attack that took place yesterday at the Central Mosque in Kano where over 100 persons have been confirmed dead.

In a statement released and signed by CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, the association said the attack on the place of worship is the greatest evil to human beings and to God almighty.

“The entire Christian community in Nigeria received the news of the latest in the series of bomb explosions, this time around at the mosque near the Emir’s palace in Kano, with shock and disbelief.” Statement reads in parts.

The association continued, “This is most unfortunate given the number of people that lost their lives in their bid to offer prayers to their Almighty in the usual Friday worship at the mosque. ”

On behalf of the entire Christians community under the auspices of CAN, the Leadership wishes to commiserate with the families of the victims especially those who lost their lives in the attack, Oritsejafor said.

“This attack on the people of Kano is an attack on all Nigerians and must be addressed as such; this is the time for all to rise up and act,.” Statements concluded.

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