Saturday, January 2, 2021

Nigeria: 5 Christians executed on camera for being....Christians

(Garkida) It has been reported that 5 Christians who were kidnapped in Northern Nigeria (The Islamic half) were executed by their captors for the crime of being Christians  Terrorist group Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has claimed responsibility for the killings.They released a video saying the deaths were a "warning to Christians in all parts of the world and those in Nigeria".

The five executed Christians are understood to have been among 11 people kidnapped on Christmas Day from Garkida town, Adamawa State, in north-east Nigeria.

Their deaths were filmed, with footage showing them kneeling with their hands tied behind them before they were shot dead. The victims were all men and were asked to state their names before they were killed. The men gave their names as Uka Joseph, Sunday, Wilson, Joshua Maidugu and Garba Yusuf, but also said as their last words "I am a Christian"