The Senior Pastor, Father’s Contact Ministry Church, Nyanya, Abuja, Pastor Evans Idoko has mentioned Nigerians ought to resist politicians who’re using religion and ethnicity to divide, threaten peace and unity forward of the 2019 election.
He additionally mentioned it was regrettable that the unity of Nigerian is just strengthened throughout sporting actions. “It is a sign that politicians have taken pleasure in using religion to divide Nigerians in opposition to themselves for political or egocentric causes. It must cease forthwith! Nigerians must resist it as a result of it’ll take us nowhere,” he mentioned.
Idoko mentioned “as 2019 political actions collect momentum, we enchantment to politicians searching for elective workplaces to eschew hatred and bitterness, and promote programs that may promote peace and unity amongst Nigerians’’. He mentioned such divisions have been accountable for the plain hatred amongst Nigerians, which, he mentioned, has slowed down socio-economic and political growth within the nation. Idoko suggested that the church ought to take the entrance row in moblising Nigerians to take part within the forthcoming 2019 normal elections.
“It doesn’t come by phrases alone. We have to take a step additional to empower individuals educationally, financially and in any other case so they may have voice and data to take their rightful place in Nigerian political and financial discussions,” he mentioned.