Clerics canvass youth support for Buhari’s anti-graft war
Text from Dickson S. Adama & Aisha Abba Ali, Kaduna From Pastors of the United Evangelical Church (UEC), founded as Qua Iboe Church, Kaduna Area Conference have called on the youths to support the anti-corruption war embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it has remained Nigeria’s major problem since independence.
The pastors who spoke at the inauguration ceremony of the Kaduna Area Conference and secretariat building also said peaceful co-existence and tolerance were imperative for national development.
In his remarks, the chairman of the Kaduna Area Conference of the UEC, Reverend Reuben U. Oyibo said, “Whatever resolution that is passed from this conference binds with all our churches in Northern states within the core North.
“This will bring an end to the crisis in the North and people will live with one another as brothers and sisters. We are also seeking the support of the Government for justice to have its way in our country. It is by justice that this country can move ahead,” he said.
Rev. James Onoja of Kaduna South Superintendency of UEC said the strategies they have taken in fostering peace among the youths is prayer, noting that they are always praying for peace to reign in Kaduna state.