The hashtag #Nigeria – Sign the Petition is new the topic of discussion on Twitter over the continued killings being experienced in Southern Kaduna.
Thousands of Christians in the state have been rendered homeless, leading to the call on the government to find lasting solutions to the insecurity in that part of Kaduna.
Justice For Southern Kaduna, Nigeria petition has been raised by Change for Nigeria, calling for more signatures to take the issue to the United Nations (UN).
The petitioner noted that communities in Southern Kaduna have suffered persistent carnage for so long, despite having the presence of Military and Security installations domiciled there.
“The frequency of attacks this year intensified in the wake of the Nationwide lockdown between March and May through July 19th to 25th. No cogent action has been taken, either by the Government of Kaduna State or the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Every attempt at an inquisition is often met with outright denial of the situation and censorship of protests. Residents there, are left traumatized, helpless, and vulnerable to further attacks. The Presidency, Office of the Governor of Kaduna State, and The Nigerian Army must be held accountable for the unwanted loss of lives. The inaction of the Government in this matter strongly implicates it as a sponsor of this genocide: A Crime Against Humanity!”
Petitioner wants Buhar, El-Rufa’i, Buratai tried
The petitioner therefore on behalf of the citizens of Southern Kaduna, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and every well-meaning citizen of the world requested that President Muhammadu Buhari, The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria; Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai stand trial in the International Court of Justice, Hague for their complicity in this daily massacre of residents of Southern Kaduna Communities.
“And if found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, they should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law and made to pay reparations to citizens of the affected communities.”