By Emmanuel Elebeke
The Federal Authorities has suggested Bishop Matthew Kukah to make use of his excessive ecclesiastical workplace to work for spiritual concord in Nigeria, relatively than bask in actions which can be able to dividing the nation alongside spiritual strains.
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In a press release issued in Abuja on Friday, the Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated the assertion credited to Bishop Kukah, by which he in contrast the Federal Authorities with Boko
Haram, is just not solely disingenuous, but in addition an important disservice to the women and men in uniform who’re every day battling the Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists to maintain all Nigerians protected.
The Minister reiterated the federal authorities’s place that the Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists don’t subscribe to any faith, regardless of their pretense to such, however are pushed by their primitive propensity to kill mindlessly and destroy with out restrain, regardless of their victims’ creed, gender or tribe.
”To now attribute the actions of those mad bunch to an orchestrated and systematic plan to raise one faith over the opposite or decimate adherents of a specific faith is just not solely unlucky however divisive, incendiary and insensitive,” he stated.
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The minister, nonetheless, appealed to spiritual leaders to be extra circumspect of their feedback, particularly on spiritual points, due to the deeply emotive nature of faith and the tendency for it to be exploited for political good points by naysayers.
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