The All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened to report the religious director of Adoration Ministry, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka, to the Vatican and the Pope over his demand for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The APC Deputy Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, alleged that the cleric was being utilized by determined politicians. He, due to this fact, cautioned Mbaka in opposition to making statements that would destabilise the nation
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Nabena described the present stance of Mbaka as despicable as he famous that it was unlucky for a person of God “who is meant to deploy all identified religious technique of averting disaster however reasonably threatening a democratically elected authorities for his profit whereas pretending to be talking for the individuals.”
“One will surprise whom Father Mbaka is emulating as a result of the Lord Jesus Christ didn’t threaten to convey down the federal government throughout his personal time, in actual fact, Jesus Christ obeyed and honoured constituted authority. That’s why he paid his tax.
“We’re calling on Father Mbaka to focus on his religious calling and cease talking like politicians who it’s apparent he (Mbaka) has been eating and wining with. If Mbaka has discovered one other political ally, it’s higher to go away a political message for politicians.
“Calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to both resign or be impeached due to the present challenges is ungodly. Father Mbaka mustn’t, nonetheless, take his luck too far as a result of there’s a lot to inform the Vatican and the Pope about his individual and his sources of inspiration.”
Nabena additional suggested different clerics to emulate what he known as the statesmanship of “the likes of Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and Pastor WF Kumuyi of the Deeper Life Bible Ministry and lots of different true males of God who will reasonably quick and pray to avert the disaster within the nation as a substitute of threatening the federal government of the day.”
It may very well be recalled that in 2015, Mbaka endorsed President Buhari in his first time period bid and subsequently endorsed him in 2019.
Nonetheless, a video had surfaced on-line the place Mbaka accused the APC led administration of indifference and lack of capability to handle the safety challenges dealing with the nation.
Talking in Enugu, the cleric instructed his congregation that no civilised chief would stay in energy with the spate of violence within the nation.
Mbaka mentioned: “How can individuals be dying and the chief safety officer of the nation can be sitting down with out making any remark.
“Gunmen attacking individuals all over the place. Buhari ought to have resigned honourably following his (alleged) failure as a frontrunner. Let me let you know that if it have been in a civilised nation, President Buhari would have resigned by now. So, it’s wonderful that he has chosen to take a seat tight whereas individuals are dying each day.”
Mbaka urged members of the Nationwide Meeting to question the President, failure of which is able to appeal to one thing worse to them. The Catholic priest submitted that Nigerians have been dealing with intense poverty and insecurity.
He continued: “Nigerians are crying as a result of there’s no safety within the nation. The Nationwide Meeting ought to impeach the President if he doesn’t resign.”
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