The father of the young man allegedly caught with a suspected improvised explosive device at the Living Faith Church in Sabon Tasha area of Chikun Local Government Area, Kaduna State says he(suspect) is a Christian.
Nathaniel Samuel, had sparked an argument about his religion after he was arrested for allegedly trying to bomb a Living Faith Church in Kaduna.
His father, Samuel Ezekiel, confirmed that his son is a Christian, and not a Muslim as being speculated on social media.
Daily Trust reports that when they visited the suspect’s house at Marabar Demishi village located few kilometres from Maraban Rido in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state met his father, Samuel Ezekiel, a Jarawa by tribe from Bauchi state, alongside the Kaduna state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Reverend Joseph Hayab — confirmed that his son is a Christian.
According to him, his son was born in 1991 and schooled in the state, adding that his mother was from Nasarawa state even though she no longer live with them.
Asked if his son bears Mohammed Sani as being speculated, he said, “No! Not even for a single day has he been a Muslim.”
He also expressed his shock when he found out that his son carried a bomb into a church because he wondered what would have happened to the lives of people in the church.
“If he was alone, I don’t care but for the lives that are in the church, I begin to wonder. I shed tears,” Daily Trust quoted him as saying