Stop killings of Christians, Bishop Adegbite tells Buhari

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The Bishop of Owo Diocese, Methodist Church Nigeria, Reverend Solomon Adegbite has raised a salient issue bedeviling the country.

The Bishop of Owo Diocese, Methodist Church Nigeria, Reverend Solomon Adegbite has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the killing of innocent Christians in the country.T

The revered clergyman urged all government officials at the state and local government levels to steer clear of religious matter by ensuring that no religion is imposed over another.

According to The Punch, the clergyman stated this at the 29th Diocesan Synod of the church held at Methodist Church Nigeria, Epinmi-Akoko, in Akoko South-East local government area of Ondo state.

The clergy asked President Buhari to protect Christians all over the country who have been subjected to attacks. He insisted that until people stopped their ungodly behaviours, the situation of the country might not improve.

He identified the current economic hardship as the major reason why some people attempted to take their own life, saying Nigerians needed to have positive change of hearts and pray to God for better days to come.

Adegbite said: “The various governments need to engage transparent technocrats to manage the economy of the country in order to bring succour to the poor Nigerians.”

He decried the killings and destructions of farmlands in many parts of the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen and urged the federal government and security agencies to curtail the activities of the assailants.

He also called for an egalitarian society where every Nigerian will feel equal, adding that public offices should be shared equally among various tribes in the country.

  • Source: Naij.com

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