Cloudy Weather Report Ramallah, Palestine +4°C, Cloudy

Governance: Nigerian Christians are good complainants -Ohuabunwa




By Egufe Yafugborhi

PORT HARCOURT – THE Church in Nigeria has been blamed for fueling bad governance in the nation as majority of 80million Christian population shy away from taking leadership and dwelling on complaining about the attendant effect.

Sir Godfrey Ohuabunwa raised the concern weekend in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, during a Public Presentation and Eminent Chapters Inauguration of the South South 4 District of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship, FGUMF, International Nigeria.

Emphasising the theme, ‘Strengthening Public Institutions’, Ohuabunwa said, “The church has not been able to go beyond the tripod of preach, pray and complain. Many ask if Christians can join unbelievers in our messy governments and its corrupt institutions.

“These people forget that Biblical Daniel changed the course of society by taking acting role in an evil government and using his Godly disposition to suppress the evil authority and ushered in a just and peaceful society.”

To steer Nigeria from corruption, mass poverty and killings, people of God, Ohuabunwa proffered that “Godly men”, not just anyone who calls himself Christian’ must take leaders in governance and be lawful in society.

“Christians must also be patriotic through honest payment of taxes, maintain public properties, take stand in public interest and be actively involved in selection of leadership and as well condemn public misconduct wherever it rears its head.”

Others discussants including FGBMF Nigeria President, Ifeanyi Odedo, Chioma Okpoechi and immediate past Vice Chancellor of Rivers State University, Prof. Barineme Fakae, all concurred that until men of honour seize every moment to chase away bad leadership and say no to the growing evil in the land, good governance would continue to elude the nation.

Tags

No tags for this article
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of nigerianewsgrio.com. nigerianewsgrio.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.
Loading...




Related Articles

Politics: New text messages show Roger Stone associate Randy Credico may have known more than he was letting on about WikiLeaks' plans during the 2016 election

NBC News published previously unseen text messages between the GOP strategist Roger Stone and the radio host Randy Credico that appear to indicate Credico knew

Politics: The first group of caravan migrants has reached the US border while thousands of others lag behind — here's what awaits them when they arrive

The first groups of caravan migrants have reached the US-Mexico border and are staying in shelters in Tijuana, Mexico. Thousands more lag far behind

Tech: Kanye West shares a photo of him and Zuck singing karaoke — and he says they sang Backstreet Boys (FB)

Tech Kanye West shares a photo of him and Zuck singing karaoke — and he says they sang Backstreet Boys (FB) It's not clear when the photo

Most Watched Videos

View all posts



Most Read News

View all posts

Just in: Labour issues December ultimatum for N30,000 minimum wage

- The organised labour unions have given a fresh ultimatum to the federal government over the N30,000 minimum wage- The unions called for a full

Kemi Olunloyo finally forgives Linda Ikeji, reveals the blogger damaged her brand 13 years ago (video)

The ongoing war between former governor’s daughter Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo and celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji is gradually coming to an end. Olunloyo has taken the bold

Okowa’s incentive will bring down Bafana Bafana, Super Eagles players say

Players of Super Eagles have praised Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his incentive of $25,000 for every goal in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of

'You're All Bastards' — Aremu Afolayan Tears Into Buhari, Ambode, Ethiopian Airlines

Nigerian actor, Aremu Afolayan, has called out President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Ethiopian Airlines and Murtala Muhammed Airport officials for frustrating travellers. In a video

Denrele Edun is any gender you can imagine in a miniskirt matching her bold heels

Denrele Edun is any gender you can imagine in a miniskirt matching her bold heels Denrele Edun chooses to live beyond the limitation of gender in

Trouble for Barcelona as World Cup winning superstar goes missing from training

- France international Dembele misses another Barcelona training session ahead of Betis clash- He has been decent for the Spanish champions so far this season

Most Watched Movies

cron