Catholic Archbishop of Jos queries America’s help in fight against Boko Hara

The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama has queried the
quality of help America is said to be giving to Nigeria towards the
fight against Boko Haram. In an interview with BBC Africa, Bishop
Kaigama wondered why Boko Haram attacks is still on the increase despite
the reported help America is offering Nigeria

“The question is if the US has been
providing help, intelligence and assisting in one way or the other, why
the growing destruction? Why is the activities of Boko Haram becoming so
sophisticated? So I wonder the quality of help. How effective is that
help? How can it bring this situation to a halt? We (Nigeria) certainly
need help to overcome this terrorist group because they seem to be
expanding and growing more sophisticated in their approach and they are
claiming lives and displacing so many Nigerians.”

He called on the international community to show genuine concern to
issues of terrorism on other parts of the world and not just Europe..

“Let us act together. It is important to
feel concern when one part of the world is in trouble. Whether it is in
the middle east, Whether is in the sub saharan africa. whether it is in
Europe or America. I think we should be genuinely concerned for one
another and do what we can like I see the very positive response of the
french government in tackling the issue of religious violence after the
killings of their citizens. There have been very very positive and
putting in all they can in order to ensure this does not happen again.
We need that spirit to be spread around. Not just when it happens in
Europe but when it happens in Nigeria, in Niger, in Cameroon, in any
poor country, that we mobilize our international resources and confront
the people who bring such sadness to many families”he said

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