As mass burial were conducted for the corpses of the 38 victims gruesomely killed in Madamai community in Zango Kataf and Kaura local government areas of Kaduna state, the state Chapter Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria CAN Reverend Joseph Hayab who fumed over the incident said residents of Southern Kaduna were tired of losing their loved ones in the hands of suspected herdsmen.
The Daily Vendor Newspaper correspondent reports that Reverend Hayab who revealed this to newsmen at the venue of the burial of the victims stressed that the senatorial district was tired of writing press statements and organising press conferences over repeated killings.
The victims were buried on Thursday at Madamai after a funeral service presided over by the Catholic Bishop of Kafanchan amidst thousands of sympathizers drawn from all parts of the country to pay their last respect.
Also, speaking the President of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, Jonathan Asake, called on the Federal Government to declare bandits as terrorists.
He claimed that the so-called bandits had brought down a fighter jets, adding they are using terrorists to supplant people of our community.
According to him, we have always known their agenda. It is to weaken us and take over our ancestral lands and bring in foreign people.
He added, the people of Southern Kaduna had no place to go, stressing the land was given to them by God, pointing out that nobody could displace them.
Jonathan Asake maintained that herdsmen were attacking the people of Southern Kaduna because of the protection they were enjoying from the present government.
He further explained that leadership of Southern Kaduna and their elites will write and keep all the atrocities meted out to them for their children to know the kind of injustices perpetrated against their parents.
He said the 38 victims buried were testimonies of what had been going on for long in the area adding that over 104 communities have been displaced.
The Catholic Bishop, Julius Kundi during his sermon, called on the people of the region to unite Against any terrorism, pointing out that this service was organised to strengthen us to stand firm and defend our land against the killers.