By Albert Akota
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed dismay over the security lapses in Nigeria, which it said led to the abduction of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls.
CAN stated that, the incident in Dapchi has exposed the dark sides of the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.
CAN condemned the abduction of the schoolgirls by Boko Haram terrorists, describing it a national disgrace with the international attention it has rapidly generated.
In a statement issued on the abduction of Dapchi school girls signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Special Assistant to the CAN President, his eminence, Rev Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, CAN said it was consternated and disappointed that despite repeated claims of victory by the Federal Government over Boko Haram, the insurgents have continued to muster strength with effrontery to dare the same government in different ways including the latest Dapchi incident.
It said the Dapchi incident has put Nigerian in deeper mourning about the unsecured future of Nigerian school children, most especially the females, given the failure of the government to ensure the rescue of all the Chibok girls who had earlier been kidnaped.
CAN added that the abduction of Dapchi school girls by Boko Haram, almost unchallenged has offered the Federal Government a window of opportunity to look inward and to probing the incident to unravel the myth and invincibility around the Boko Haram terrorists.
It also called on the Federal government to interrogate the entire security apparatus in Nigeria with intent to detect moles and possible collaborators among the officers who, it stressed must face severe sanctions if found wanting.