Abuja, 30 May, 2023 / 8:50 pm (ACI Africa).
Nigeria’s new President, who was sworn in on Monday, May 29 needs to prioritize the security concerns and the economic struggles of the people of God in the West African nation, the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have said.
In a statement issued shortly after his inauguration, the President of the entity that includes representatives of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) urges President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to work with all Nigerians “regardless of their political, ethnic and religious leanings”.
“Nigeria is facing a number of challenges that require strong and decisive leadership,” Rev. Daniel Okoh says, and adds, “From security concerns to economic struggles, it is clear that there is much work to be done in order to ensure that Nigeria can reach its full potential.”
Rev. Okoh urges President Tinubu to “prioritize these issues and to work tirelessly to find lasting solutions that will improve the livelihoods of the people of Nigeria.”
He challenges the new President to engage “the active participation of all Nigerians” in view of surmounting “all obstacles to emerge stronger than ever.”