ANGLICAN BISHOPS DECRY SPATE OF BORROWINGS, KILLINGS UNDER BUHARI’S GOVT

Written by on September 7, 2020

ANGLICAN BISHOPS AT THE WEEKEND LAMENTED THE SPATE OF BORROWINGS UNDER PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI-LED GOVERNMENT AND WARNED THAT THE DEVELOPMENT WAS UNDERMINING NIGERIA’S SOVEREIGNTY.

THEY ALSO EXPRESSED WORRIES OVER INCESSANT VIOLENCE AND BLOODLETTING ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND CALLED ON THE FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS THROUGH THE ARMED FORCES TO BE ALIVE TO THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES AND END KILLINGS IN THE NATION.

THE ANGLICAN BISHOPS STATED THIS IN A COMMUNIQUE AT THE END OF THE 4TH SYNOD OF THE DIOCESE OF WESTERN IZON (ANGLICAN COMMUNION), HELD AT THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. MATTHEW, PATANI HEADQUARTERS OF PATANI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE.

THE EVENT WAS THEMED ‘SOWING AND REAPING FOR ETERNITY’ AND WAS ATTENDED BY THE ARCHBISHOP OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PROVINCE OF BENDEL AND BISHOP, DIOCESE OF UGHELLI, THE MOST REVD CYRIL ODUTEMU.

THE BISHOPS AT THE EVENT WISHED HIS GRACE, THE MOST REVD. HENRY NDUKUBA, WELL FOR HIS EMERGENCE AS THE NEW PRIMATE OF THE CHURCH OF NIGERIA (ANGLICAN COMMUNION).


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