The adoption of the electoral law that will allow the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit poll results electronically is a turning point for Nigeria’s democracy, a Catholic Bishop in the West African nation has said.
Christians in Nigeria have a duty to take “seriously” the task of bringing unity and healing to their country, which “is fracturing and breaking apart by the day”, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese has said.
One of the things that Alhaji Ahmed Joda, a Permanent Secretary in Nigeria’s Federal State longed for, in the years that the Catholic Bishop of Nigeria’s Sokoto Diocese knew him, was a peaceful Nigeria where people from various religious divides live in harmony especially in the Northern part of the country.
The challenges bedeviling the West African nation of Nigeria originate from a failure on the part of citizens to have a national conversation about their identity as members of one nation, a Catholic Bishop in the country has said.
A Catholic Bishop in Nigeria has highlighted various challenges bedeviling the country, saying the future of the West African nation is uncertain as it is “treading on dangerous paths.”