Massacre of Christians in Nigeria must stop- Hungarian President

President Katalin Novák

HUNGARY- President of Hungary, Katalin Novák, has condemned the killings of Christians in Plateau State, Nigeria, during Christmas and called for an end to the massacre.

Disclosing this on her X platform on Wednesday, Ms Novák extended her condolences to the families of the murdered victims and appealed for aid for the persecuted Christians.

Her post read, “Brutal attack on #Christians at #Christmas in #Nigeria🇳🇬. According to certain news outlets, more than a hundred people were killed. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. This massacre must end. Persecuted Christians must receive help.”

People Gazette had reported that suspected herdsmen launched attacks in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi Local Government Areas of the state during the Christmas period.

During a visit to the state by Vice President Kashim Shettima on Monday, the chairman of Bokkos Local Government Area, Monday Kassa, revealed that 38 communities were attacked spanning both LG areas, adding that the death toll has risen to 148.

The herdsmen were also said to have looted farm produce and destroyed properties while they butchered the residents to death.

While no single arrest has been made, three days after the massacre, President Bola Ahmed has also condemned the tragic incident and directed security agencies to go after the attackers.

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