Houston-based sociopolitical organization, World Igbo Congress (WIC), on Monday lamented the recent killings targeted at clergymen in parts of Nigeria.
Newsbreak reports that WIC, a body that promotes the Igbo people’s interests in Nigeria, accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s kinsmen of being responsible for the killings while indicting the West for ‘abandoning Igbo Christians in Nigeria for political expedients’.
WIC warned that Christians of Igbo extractions “will mobilize others soon” to confront what it insinuates are targeted killings.
“The killing of Christians in Nigeria by the President’s kinsmen Fulani bandits has entered another level. They kill clergymen at will and the Western has abandoned Igbo Christians in Nig for political expedients. Igbo Christians near your countries will mobilize others SOON!!” WIC wrote on its official Twitter handle.
On Sunday, the Catholic Diocese of Auchi in Edo, said Rev. Fr. Christopher Odia, was killed by his abductors after being kidnapped in the morning of 26th June 2022 at about 6.30 am in his rectory.
His murder came 24 hours after armed groups locally known as bandits, killed a Catholic priest, Reverend Father Vitus Borogo, in Kaduna State.