Nigeria’s low notion worries CAN president

President of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) Archbushop Daniel C. Okoh, has stated the picture of Nigeria has gone so low, that “each citizen is perceived as both a thief or a begger who has nothing to supply.”

Okoh acknowledged this Thursday  in his goodwill message on the opening ceremony of the third Abuja Catholic Archdiocesan Common Meeting with theme, “Witness in Politics: The Function of the Catholic Trustworthy, than now” held on the Our Woman Queen of Nigeria Professional-Cathedral Garki, Abuja.

He famous that  Nigeria is presently passing by way of difficult instances, stressing that each one arms have to be on deck to be able to salvage it lest it descends right into a state of anarchy. 

“He stated, “it’s our particular person and collective duty to negate such notion by conducting ourselves in our day by day lives (each personal and public) within the gentle of the values that we learnt from our Lord, Jesus Christ. 

He due to this fact job these  who have interaction in partisan politics to do not forget that we have to present management in exhibiting these proper values in order that we will affect good governance that may deliver a few peaceable and affluent nation. 

“At the same time as Christian politicians combine up with the great, the dangerous and the ugly, they need to not envy the depraved as Psalm 37 teaches us as a result of we all know that their methods finish in destruction. We should deliver the excellent news of our Lord to deliver the lengthy desired change in governance. 

“”In making our contributions to nationwide growth one might ask: What sort of values will we deliver to political positions? What conjures up those that aspire to positions of political authority? What’s the motivation? 

“We should flip the world the other way up because the apostles of previous (Acts 17:6).In politics, Christians should occupy our house and take part as the sunshine in darkness; resisting all types of  intimidation,” he urged. 

The CAN President lauded the Catholic Church for being in forefront of preaching the gospel of Lord Jesus Christ, which he added is the one succour amidst the vicissitude of life. 

“I have to due to this fact admire the Catholic Church, most particularly the Archdiocese of Abuja for at all times being within the result in deliver the saving gentle of Jesus to our nationwide conversations and sensible dwelling. 

“I’m not unaware of the a number of big strides of the Archdiocese most particularly in elevating prophetic voice in opposition to injustice, uplifting the downtrodden and equipping believers for constructive transformation of our society,” he added. 

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