March 22, 2023



Senate condemns ugly homicide of Niger priest, orders culprits’ arrest

The Senate Wednesday known as for probe of ugly homicide of Reverend Father Isaac Achi, murdered in Niger State by unknown arsonists final week.

It additionally  known as for probe of the dastardly act  and arrests  culprits simply because it  noticed a one-minute silence in honour of the slain Niger priest, who was burnt to dying within the Paikoro Native Authorities space of Niger State.

Senate ‘s decision to this impact , adopted a movement sponsored by Senator Sani Musa (APC Niger East ).

Senator Musa within the movement anchored on Orders 42 and 51 of the Senate Standing Guidelines , urged the Senate to condemned in strongest phrases, the ugly homicide of Rev. Father Isaac Achi and different natives killed alongside.

He urged  the Nigeria Police and different related safety companies to hold out a complete investigation into the  dastardly act and promptly arrest and prosecute the perpetrators

He urged the Nationwide Emergency Administration Company (NEMA)  to urgently perform building work on the residence of the priest that was raised down in addition to condole with Bishop of Minna Diocese, Catholic Trustworthy and the bereaved household.

All of the prayers have been accordingly adopted by the Senate when put to voice votes by the President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

Sani Musa within the movement mentioned terrorists, within the early hours of Sunday, January 15, burnt the Catholic priest alive in his church.

In keeping with him, the arsonists couldn’t achieve entry to the well-fortified constructing the place the priest was residing, which made them to set it ablaze.

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He added that Achi till his premature dying was the Kafin Koro Deanery of the Minna Diocese of Niger State and the Reverend Father accountable for St Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Kafin Koro.