Archbishop of Lagos urges Nigerians to elect only credible leaders

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev.
Adewale Martins, has urged Nigerians to see the
2019 elections as ample opportunity to elect
competent, credible and God-fearing leaders for
good governance.
Martins, in his New Year message, admonished
Nigerians not to sit on the fence but be active
players in order to make meaningful input in
determining their destinies and those of their
children.
The Archbishop urged electorate to appreciate
the power of their PVCs, describing it as their
passports to a better future.
”In this New Year, our message to Nigerians is
that of hope for a better country.
”But this can only be achievable if every eligible
voter utilises their PVC’s rightly to elect only
God fearing and credible leaders who will serve
the interests of Nigerians and not their own
primordial interests.
”We are appealing to Nigerians to see the
forthcoming elections as a wake-up call to do
the needful by making their votes count, by so
doing we can collectively work towards
entrenching good governance and better quality
of lives for all Nigerians,” he said.
Martin’s urged Nigerians to guide their PVCs
jealously and with due diligence; not allowing
their conscience to be bought over by desperate
politicians who are desirous only of perpetrating
their selfish interests and those of their families
and cronies.
The Archbishop said that 2018 has been
characterised majorly by insecurity and
lacklustre performance of economic indicators,
culminating in reduced quality of living by
majority of Nigerians.
”The year 2018 has truly not lived up to
expectation for majority of Nigerians owing to
gross insecurity across the country and less-
than-average performance of the economy.
”The results of these have been increased
insecurity, unnecessarily killings, unemployment,
incessant strike actions and lower quality of
lives for the masses.
”We believe most of these are caused by human
negligence without the enforcement of
appropriate penalties by the law enforcement
agencies against those found wanting.

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7 Comments

  1. Good update

  2. Ok

  3. yes oh; we need credible leaders

  4. Hmm

  5. Nice one.

  6. Why do we need credible leaders? The leader serves the people and not the other way round

  7. Nice

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