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Formulate Policies To Alleviate Years Of Agony, Pains Of Nigerians, Owo Anglican Bishop Tells Tinubu



The Bishop of the Diocese of Owo, Anglican Communion, Ayodeji Fagbemi, has urged the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, to formulate policies that will alleviate years of agony and pains Nigerians have been experiencing in the country.

Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the diocese held yesterday at the Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, Imola, Owo, Ondo State, Fagbemi said policies that revolves around education, security, and the basic needs of the people should be given the highest priority, particularly that Nigerians are craving for a new beginning with renewed hope.

According to him, “Nigerians are looking up to Tinubu not to fail the country and we pray that the president-elect will be able to give hope to Nigerians.”

The cleric maintained that “Nigeria has been going through a lot of pain and agony. The president-elect must look on how to bring succor to the country. We have gone through a lot, and the policies must be such that they can bring peace, hope, and comfort to the people.

“He (Tinubu), must be able to provide employment and meet the basic needs of communities and the whole nation as a whole. Our economy and security must be improved so that Nigeria can also stand tall among comity of nations.

“A lot of our young people are running away under the “Japa” syndrome. So he must do something to help our people stay back home to halt the brain drain.”

Fagbemi, however, emphasized that the church would continue to be the voice of the voiceless and give succor to the less privileged in society. 

On his part, the Archbishop of Ondo Ecclesiastical Province, Simeon Borokini, who assured that Nigeria will be great again pointing out that “when God says yes, no one can say no.

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