According to the statement, the “ransacking an torching” of churches in the captured towns and villages, have already displaced many priests, and are taking refuge in either Yola or Maiduguri metropolis for the last one or two months.
“Our Priests are displaced, while citizens, who were supposed to celebrate their independence as a free Nation, were rather counting their losses and regrets as they had been reduced to the status of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs. Where is the freedom?
We have been sacked for months, sleeping in uncompleted buildings, camps and school premises. We have been absorbed into houses of relations and friends in sixties and seventies.”
Nigerians are waiting to go back to their ancestral homes!!!. Our minds are greatly troubled, do we think about our status, Or about our family members yet to be connected with ever since we fled our homes?”
Do we worry about our sick members, women and infants who had been trapped? Most of whom we heard had been rape and killed. Or worry about the health, education and future of our children? We have got a lot of questions yet to be answered.”
“While our people perish inaction, or rather slow action is what we get. Political activities in neighboring communities were on-going as though nothing were a stake.
The seemingly not so much talked about syndicate would someday be a yoke on all. Lately, three council of Bama, in Borno state; Madagali and Michika in Adamawa state and their Local Govt. Chairmen were all sacked.
“The Shehus and Emirs (on -throne)- were overturned, this amounts to what I would rather refer to as (cultural coup), since unknown figures have been placed in such capacities.