- Nigerians, especially Christians, urged to make wise choices in upcoming general elections
- The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Ignatius Kaigama, has called on voters not to be divided ahead of the 2023 elections
- Kaigama made the appeal on Sunday during a homily at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, Kugbo, Abuja
Reverend Ignatius Kaigama, Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, has said Nigerians should unite to choose credible political leaders in the 2023 general elections, The Cable reported.
The clergy said this on Sunday, October 9, while preaching at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Abuja.
Kaigama sends an important message to Nigerians
Kaigama said Nigerians should turn their frustrations into a propeller that would allow them to make collectively sensible decisions in 2023.
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“In the ugly situation of our country, we must be united, especially to make wise political choices, because God can eliminate socio-economic and political leprosy in the country and the only way to ensure that this happens is to use the ballot,” he said.
2023 election: Nigeria’s unity cannot be compromised, says powerful Yoruba monarch
Powerful Yoruba monarch Oba Hammad Adekunle Makama Oyelude (Tegbosun 111), the Olowu of the Kuta Kingdom, says Nigeria’s unity as a nation cannot be compromised.
The monarch made it known on Friday, October 7 during the “Our Nigeria News Magazine Awards” held at the Abuja International Conference Center.
The then monarch and royal father, said Nigerians should always put the interest of the country ahead of any religious or tribal sentiment.
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CAN and NFP should stand firm against same faith ticket, say US-based Nigerian pastors
Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop Emeritus of Abuja, said the same ticket of faith from the All Progressives Congress (APC) is the best policy move for the party.
However, the cleric noted that the Catholic Church did not take a position on the ruling party’s Muslim Muslim ticket in the 2023 presidential election.
The religious leader said Catholic worshipers would individually decide their choice of candidate in the election while adding that he would not vote for the ruling party due to the same denominational ticket.