FG TOLD TO URGENTLY INITIATE POLICIES THAT WILL ADDRESS NUMEROUS CHALLENGES IN THE COUNTRY

The Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, the Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma has called on the Federal Government to urgently initiate policies that will address unemployment, lingering fuel scarcity, hunger, agitations, insurgency and insecurity in the country.

Archbishop Chukwuma made the call while briefing news men in Enugu.

He called for collaboration between the three ties of government in addressing infrastructure problem in the country to curtail migration of Nigerians to other countries in search of better opportunities.

Archbishop Chukwuma also condemned the recent arrest of the Managing Director of Innoson Group of Companies, Chief Innocent Chukwuma at his Enugu residence by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and called for collaboration between the government and the private sector in addressing unemployment in the country.

The Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma who is also the Bishop of Enugu Diocese called for God’s intervention in the affairs of the nation and advocated transparency and accountability among political leaders.

He called on state governments that were still owing workers to pay them especially with the release of Paris Club Refund to reduce hardship faced by people.

The Archbishop urged wealthy Nigerians to extend charity to the less privileged and maintained that the church would not relent in praying for peace in the country.

 

CHINWE CHUKWU

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