Politics

CAN says Kaduna Living Faith Church bomber revealed his name as Mohammed. But his name suddenly changed to Samuel after he was handed over to the police

Suicide bomber apprehended in Kaduna Living Faith Church

John Hayab, the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Kaduna State, alleges that the suicide bomber who was apprehended for attempting to bomb the Winners Chapel in Sabo area of Kaduna State, identified himself as Mohammed Sani.

According to CAN in Kaduna, the suspects name suddenly changed to Samuel Nathaniel when he was handed over to the police.

“The church was in session when the young man came in, dropped his bag and exited as if he was going to the toilet, but didn’t come back in time. Some church members became suspicious. The church had put security measures in place such that they monitor everything going on in the church and they even have CCTV cameras.

“They discovered that what was in the bag looked like explosives, so they called the police. Let me state clearly that it was not the police that arrested him. It was the church that arrested him and then handed him over to the police.

“The police came to pick him up at the church. At the time he was interrogated at the church, he told the church that  his name was Mohammed Sani, but when he was handed over to the police, the police told everyone that his name was Samuel Nathaniel.”

“This incident justifies the US’ decision to place visa restrictions on Nigerians. The US Government told us that one of the reasons for the visa ban was that Nigeria do not do proper background checks on people.

“So, a criminal can go to one part of Kaduna and bear John, travel to another part of the state and bear Abdullahi or Oluwole or Emeka and nobody will know. So, let us stop focusing on his name but his crime. A criminal is a criminal.

“There are now two versions, one from the church and one from the police.

“I don’t care what his name is. All I know is that a criminal wanted to blow up a church and kill people. The police should find out who his sponsors are and not play politics with names. Last week, a man was paraded by the police for faking his kidnap and identified as a pastor, only for us to find out he was never a pastor.”

“I know Muslims that bear Paul, I know Christians that bear Mohammed. Our CAN chairman in Borno State is Mohammed Laga. I have a cousin that bears  Mohammed Paul. So, let us not focus on the name but on the act of terrorism,” he said.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

Buzzy Stories

To Top