Antsiranana, 29 July, 2022 / 9:25 pm (ACI Africa).
The Archbishop of Antsiranana Archdiocese in Madagascar has challenged political leaders in Africa to seek concrete and feasible solutions to the challenges of migration and security on the continent at the grassroots.
In a Friday, July 29 interview with ACI Africa on the sidelines of the 19th Plenary Assembly of the Symposium of Episcopal Conference of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM), Archbishop Benjamin Marc Balthason Ramaroson said providing jobs and alleviating poverty are examples of solutions to migration and security challenges.
“The solution to migration and security in Africa can be found on the spot. That is to say, by doing everything so that young people and those who aspire to leave can find what they want on the spot, what they are looking for elsewhere like work and development depend on good political will,” Archbishop Ramaroson said.
He added, “African leaders must have a policy that goes in this direction and that should be put in place, a policy that allows for the integral development of the human person.”
“It is in this sense that SECAM is trying to propose that a solution be found on the spot,” the Malagasy Archbishop told ACI Africa.