Use modern technology to check borders instead of closure, CAN advises FG

The Vice-Chairman North – West of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Bishop David Bakare has advised the Federal Government to use modern technologies to check our porous borders instead of closing the borders.

He gave the advise while briefing Journalists in his office on the activities of his Church in the last 30 years in Zaria.

Bishop Bakare said closing the borders will not solve the problems immediately but with the use of modern technologies it will definitely address the problems facing our borders.

The Clergyman who is also the Vice President of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria said ‘our borders are open and porous in such a way that insurgents from other countries can infiltrate Nigeria with no problem.

On the security challenges, he noted there is the need to address the situation and find a lasting solution to it once and for all.

He said Government should give attention to the community Policing to check activities of criminals and those that have a questionable character in the community.

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“We use to be our brother’s keeper but now we allowed ourselves living without direction”.

The man of God also frowned on how our moral values vanished completely in our society today.

He said the current security challenges in the nation is as a result of the failure on economic problems, social problems having youths from various Institution of higher learning, without jobs.

He said it was for this reason that the church set to establish a skill acquisition centre to engage the youths that are jobless and drugs addicts.

The church gave out scholarship to 400 orphans to support their educational career as well as free medical care to over 4,000 people as part of their humanitarian services.

“Every year I take care of 4000 widows with foodstuffs and fabrics to bring succour to their lives”.

The Jesus is Life Church “JAWOM” is celebrating its 30th anniversary beginning from 28th Oct — 2nd November 2019.

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