United States condemn impunity in Nigeria.

United States of America has condemned the violence and impunity in Plateau State and other parts of the country, calling on the law enforcement agencies to arrest and prosecute those behind the acts.
The Charge d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, David Young, made the condemnation yesterday at a three-day peace and security conference with the theme ‘A Resurgence of Violence in Plateau State: Forging a Multi-Stakeholder Partnership for Peace and Security’ in Jos, the state capital.
Young also denounced the violence in the Middle Belt, adding that the destruction of innocent souls was not acceptable anywhere.
“We, the people of faith, are saying we submit ourselves to God, but some people don’t submit themselves to God.
They submit themselves to hate; they don’t live by the word of God.
We must condemn those behind these terrible acts; they must be caught and prosecuted. We must break the cycle of impunity that breeds violence and leads to attacks and reprisal attacks.
“Those arrested must be arraigned because bringing the criminal actors to justice is the first step to end violence.
The crisis in Nigeria needs a quick response,” he said.
Identifying land as a reason for the violence, the Charge d’Affaires said competition for land in parts of the country would get more intense in years to come because of the growing population.
He said: “Your population as a country is about the fastest growing in the world.

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