Photos: Southern Kaduna Women Protest Naked Over Recent Killings
Hundreds of Southern Kaduna women on Thursday took to the streets naked, to register their displeasure over the recent round of killings of their kinsmen.
Some of the protesting women wore black cloths with patches of black all over their bodies in the protest that terminated at the palace of Atak Njei, Agwamatyap Palace (Sarkin Atyap palace) of Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State.
According to the protesting women, the continued killings has taken away their breadwinners, parents, sisters, brothers, husbands and children, adding that today majority of them are widows.
The angry women, who aside protesting naked, cried profusely and rolled themselves on the ground demanding for justice on behalf of their killed loved ones.
“We are also calling on the government to assist us in going back to our farms which is our major source of income, but above all to help stop the killings and bring the perpetrators to book.”
The protesting women said they are calling on relevant stakeholders, government, security agencies, and international community to come to their aides and save them from further killings and destruction of their properties.
Southern Kaduna has witnessed repeated killings in the past couple of days. One of such latest killings occurred on Sunday when armed men stormed communities in Kaura Local Government Area and killed 21 persons, while 31 others were injured.