Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province on Wednesday criticised the Buhari-led administration over nepotistic traits which they express appreciate led the nation into unease.
The bishops, from the Ibadan Ecclesiastical province in a press launch after their meeting on the Domus Pacis Pastoral Institute, Igoba in Akure, argued that the spike in insecurity across the nation is occasioned by the govt.’s inabilities to inspire on the rules of equity and fairness.
Per the communication signed by the province Chairman and Secretary, Rev. Gabriel Abegunrin and Rev. Akin Oyejola, respectively, the nation is plagued by “inept, uncaring management which capabilities by selective allocation of posts, privileges, and sources and by selective application of justice”.
The priests lamented that the Buhari-led administration has price Nigeria its soul, adding that right here’s the explanation for the insecurity and financial woes experienced at this 2d in the nation’s historical past.
Those Representing Nigerians Are SaboteursThe Bishops additionally took a swipe on the National Assembly, declaring that those representing Nigerians are saboteurs who appreciate “perfected the art of sabotaging the progress” of the folk they signify.
They entreated Federal Lawmakers to prioritise the hobby of Nigerians above those of their political and selfish ambitions.
In the passing weeks, there were heated debates over electoral reforms, electronic transmission of electoral results, press freedom, and the Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB), points which the monks factor in must simplest be tackled with the folk’s most efficient hobby at coronary heart.
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They lamented that always “the work of those that signify the folk on the federal level in Nigeria does now no longer appear to bring a lot pleasure to the folk for whose hobby they had been allegedly elected, with the national meeting at varied times prioritizing event and privileges over other folks’s rights and interests, relief and progress continue to elude Nigerians”.
The clerics condemned the passage of the amended Electoral Act and the Petroleum Enterprise Bill (PIB) and entreated Nigerians to effort the Senate and the Dwelling of Representatives’ decisions.
They appealed to Nigerians now to no longer lose hope in the replacement of a quiet, united, and affluent nation, urging the media and civil society teams to sustain the momentum on elevated public awareness and education on the importance of political participation the least bit stages of governance.
In the monks’ thought, it is certainly “time for Nigerians to now no longer simply roll over and get non-advisor decisions of the meeting however to effort them by all official means”.