June 15, 2021

Stop Growing Insecurity and Hardship COCIN Tells FG.


The leadership of Church of Christ in Nations COCIN has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to urgently review her economic policy to address the hardship citizens are facing in the country.

In a communique issued at the end of her 99th General Church Council meeting held at the Headquarters of the Church in Jos, the Plateau State Capital, the Church laments the growing food crisis being experienced by Nigerians.

The Communique which was signed by the COCIN President, Rev. Dr. Dachollom Datiri and the Deputy General Secretary, Rev. Dauda Jimra and read by the President, also appealed to the Federal Government to do everything possible to curb the severe hunger and poverty in the country.

The Church also decried the high rate of insecurity affecting every region of the country and charged the government to re-strategize and come up with more effective methods to combat it.

They tasked the Government to do everything possible to ensure the immediate release of one of her Pastors , Rev. Polycarp Zango who has spent 7 months now in the hands of the terrorists, Lilian Gyang, Grace Tuka, Alice Ngaddah, Leah Sharibu, and all those in captivity.

It also advised her members to be security conscious and ensure proper security networks in their communities as well as to continue to strictly observe COVID 19 protocols.