The Anglican Bishop of Abakaliki, Diocese, Rt. Rev Chukwuma Nkwagu, has tasked the federal authorities led by President Muhammadu Buhuri to urgently repair the rising insecurity and hardship within the nation to avert a scenario the place the individuals can problem the federal government in energy.
Nkwagu made this identified whereas addressing newsmen throughout the go to of the nationwide executives of the Ladies Wing of the Christian Council of Nigeria, WWCAN, in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.
He lamented that the rise within the costs of gasoline and electrical energy in addition to insecurity within the nation have made Nigerians to lose hope within the capability of the federal government to guard their lives.
In response to him: “No one is snug with what is occurring in Nigeria, whether or not church or no church. No one is comfortable concerning the stage of insecurity within the nation. No one is comfortable that the worth of gasoline has risen so excessive and it’s affecting all people. Hardship is getting harder all around the nation and no person is comfortable about it.
“We’re solely interesting to the federal government to look into it critically as a result of when insecurity grows uncontrollably, then, it’s threatening the existence of your complete nation and the unity of the nation, so, the federal government ought to have a look at it critically.
“They need to take away something spiritual or ethnicity, they need to go straight into the true matter and be capable of reduce or cease the rising insecurity within the nation, but when it continues this manner, these within the east, north or south can’t be secure.
“We ask the federal authorities to assume critically, the safety businesses ought to have a look at it critically. One thing needs to be finished urgently to maintain the unity of this nation, and convey all people collectively as one nation.
“I do know they’re afraid. They know the rationale they eliminated subsidy, and the rise within the costs of gasoline and electrical energy due to COVID-19. The federal government ought to take it steadily till the economic system is stabilized.
“Persons are not comfortable and that’s why completely different teams wish to exhibit and inform the federal government that they don’t seem to be comfortable.
“I attraction to the federal government to consider it, we all know that everyone is struggling due to COVID-19 that ravaged different international locations of the world, however it’s higher for the federal government to take it steadily in order that Nigerians is not going to be dropped at their knees to the extent that they are going to consider taken legal guidelines into their very own arms.
“The society is anticipating discount within the costs of gasoline and electrical energy however as an alternative, it was elevated past expectation. Sufferings are on the rise and it’ll get to the extent that individuals can now not bear it, they are going to start to revolt after which it’s going to appear to be the individuals are difficult the federal government,” he acknowledged.