As 2019 general elections fast approach, Christian advocacy teams beneath the umbrella of the Coalition of Christian Teams for Good Governance in Nigeria and Diaspora have begun sensitisation of voters to teach them on how finest to take part within the electoral course of that will herald new political leaders in 2019.
The Christian teams gathered in Abuja yesterday, to re-strategize on one of the simplest ways to succeed in out and sensitize the electorates particularly on the grassroots degree on the necessity to vote properly and never succumb to tips by grasping and determined politicians.
The assembly was attended by senior Christian pastors, politicians, businessmen, academia, youth leaders and a few candidates looking for political places of work in 2019 common elections.
The convener, David Kadzai, mentioned in his welcome remarks, that the enlightenment marketing campaign turned crucial as a result of lukewarm perspective of Christians as regards political actions, which had affected their socioeconomic life negatively.
He mentioned: “We will’t sit on the defence anymore as a result of it has worsened our socioeconomic life. “We should, due to this fact rise and take part in political processes so we might have a say in day-to-day operating of Nigeria. “It’s essential that we pray however that won’t be sufficient to impact the wanted modifications. We should again it up with work to realize end result.”
He inspired the group leaders to leverage on their members’ loyalty and respect to re-educate, re-orient, encourage and information them correctly on the necessity to make smart selections within the forthcoming common elections.
“We will’t proceed to murmur and lament in dissatisfaction once we intentionally refused to take part in electoral processes or bought our vote and conscience for a small amount of cash,” he mentioned.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, in Nasarawa state, David Ombugadu, informed journalists after the assembly that Christians and different youth teams are essential stakeholders in Nigeria political system and want to grasp their electoral worth as rapidly as potential and benefit from it.
He appreciated the organizers for the assembly, which he mentioned, will enlighten the individuals and encourage them to get entangled in political actions.