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Political class using religion to divide Nigeria – Anglican Bishop




The Bishop of Kabba Anglican Diocese, Rt Rev. Steven Akobe, has referred to as on the political class to cease making an attempt to divide Nigeria.


Akobe urged the political class to cease utilizing ethnoreligious components to divide Nigeria.

He made the decision on Tuesday in the course of the 2nd session of the ninth Synod and twenty fifth anniversary of the Kabba Anglican Diocese on the Cathedral Church of St. Andrew, Kabba.

Akobe additionally stated the clamour for secession by some sections of the nation was not an choice to deal with the nation’s challenges.

He stated true fiscal federalism concerned restructuring and diversification of the nation’s economic system from oil to agriculture and manufacturing.

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Akobe stated, “The secession being clamoured for by a bit of the nation just isn’t an choice. The political class ought to cease utilizing ethno-religious components to divide Nigerians and Nigeria for egocentric political positive aspects.”

The clergyman referred to as on the Federal Authorities to diversify the nation’s economic system and prioritise agricultural growth.

Akobe stated the federal authorities ought to present a conducive setting and incentives for the personal sector to thrive and embark on infrastructural growth.

He famous that infrastructural amenities within the nation are grossly insufficient and the little accessible are overstretched.

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