The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, stated Sunday that Nigerian elites have failed the nation in all sectors.
Kaigama introduced this throughout his sermon within the parish of St. Fabian in Efab-Jabi in Abuja.
The archbishop stated the state of affairs in Nigeria had worsened because of the failure of the political class to fight injustice and nepotism within the nation.
He famous that many Nigerian elites have failed and should acknowledge the depth of ache, unhappiness and lack of progress their selections induced the nation and repented of their sins.
“We should admit that we’ve got all sinned and didn’t see the glory of God and the beliefs of real patriotism to construct a nation of our desires,” he stated.
“We’ve to ask the query, ‘Why are issues not working nicely, regardless of God’s great blessing for Nigeria?’ Till we transfer away from greed, injustice, discrimination, short-sighted views of faith, parochial ethnic pursuits for the frequent good, political insensitivity, and the tendency to secretly nook our frequent heritage in favor of the few, we are going to proceed to search out ourselves dangerously on the brink to bop . “
Kaigama said that the native actuality was that the nation was stricken by starvation, poverty and normal insecurity.
Whereas alluding to the biblical story of the traditional serpent that Moses erected within the desert after Israel’s sin of revolt towards God and which was punished with the bites of fiery serpents, the archbishop stated:
“Just like the Israelites, the Nigerians have been severely bitten on this life journey. We’ve been wounded by our human passions and inclinations, by our concupiscence and the propensity to develop into inhuman with each other due to faith, ethnicity, and politics
“Within the midst of the ‘snakebites’ of starvation, poverty, terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, and so on. which have left us nearly helpless, we should raise our eyes in religion in our Lord God.
“Like Nicodemus, who was a number one Jew of nice wealth and place however needed enlightenment from Jesus, all of our males with affect and energy in our nation should actually search God’s face.”