By lbrahim Yakubu
Christian and Muslims scholars across the country has called on states and federal government to start using Holy books “Bible and Qur’an” to punish Rapist that are killing innocent childrens an women to save them from terrible trauma and psychological problems.
The General Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry Kaduna, Pastor Yohanna Buru make the called during an interview with the journalists in kaduna over the weekend
He stressed on the use of biblical laws to punished any rapist that disturbing women and childrens.
According to him, Both the bible and the holy qur’an has a provision that explained clearly on how to discipline any criminal or rapist in the society.
He said, all the holy books contains the simple ways to address issues related to activities of rapist that are disturbing our children and women at home and other places.
“To end rape culture, perpetrators must be held accountable. By prosecuting sexual violence cases, we recognize these acts as crimes and send a strong message of zero-tolerance.
“Rape culture affects us all in many ways , regardless of gender identity, sexuality, economic status, race, religion or age ,we must join hands to stop it.
“There is need to halt over depending on olding days laws and constitution that was created since during Nigeria independence to go back our religious laws ,
“The best option to end the notorious activities of all criminals and rapist is toward starting using the Teaching of Holy books in disciplining all kind of criminals and rapist that are cheating and destroying lives of women and childrens” he said.
Pastor Buru noted that many young boys and girls including minors are victims of rape, adding that majority of rapes cases take place in a room where there are no witnesses.
The Christians Clerics bagged House of Assembly, Sates and Federal government to start using holy books scriptures in punishing rapists and see wonders
“There are biblical ways to handle the notorious activities of rapist and hence the need to apply in the modern days”
“The cases of rapes is on the rise in our society,we must change strategic to save the future generation”
“The holy books has all the answers to end the activities of rapists in our societies” he added.
Similarly, Malam Gambo Abdullahi, a muslims preachers at Barnawa Kaduna State, he also pointed that ,The holy qur’an has a provision to tackle the act of rapist
There is Islamic perspective ways to handle rapist activities which need to be used .
He said,it is high time for Nigerian scholars to start advocating for the use of holy books in punishing rapist,so as to better the lives of all childrens and women
Hajiya Ramatu Tijjani, an interfaith specialist says there is need for all the humanitarian NGos, Corporate organization, JNI, C.A.N, council of iman and ulams, and association of women journalists, women lawyers, association of wives of Nigerian military to rise-up and sustained the hype of the campaign against all forms of rape in the society.
Media houses both print and electronic with social media most sustain the hype toward making show that all necessary authoutity take into action to end molesting women and childrens
She equally called for the review of the law on rape to ensure that rapists are adequately punished according to the laws of the country, so as to save lives of childrens from all forms of dangers .
Stressing that changing the old laws would definitely makes life better for women and childrens in the country
She ended by calling on security and para-military to equally support the fight against Gang rape and all forms of child molestation.