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Catholic Priests Protests In Enugu

Catholic priests in the state of Enugu have taken to the streets in the country in protest against the murders allegedly directed at them.

GISTOK understands that the priests stormed the state’s roads in large numbers on Friday, armed with sheets and banners of various inscriptions.

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The banners carried by the Catholic priest include inscriptions that urge the state government to address the “growing insecurity” in the state urgently.

The Catholic priests were in the house of the state government, as well as in the headquarters of the state police command, where they sent letters indicating their complaints.

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While speaking with journalists in Enugu, the diocese’s communications director, Benjamin Achi, accused the pastors of being behind the attacks, including on Thursday in which one of the priests was killed.

“The insecurity rate has gotten out of hand, and the government should live up to the circumstances,” he said. “Fulani pastors have been killing people repeatedly. Yesterday’s incident makes him the third priest attacked in recent months,” he said.