Nigeria Is Graduating From One Wickedness To Another – Bishop Ibeabuchi
By Our Reporter
The Anglican Bishop of Umuahia Diocese, The Rt. Rev’d Geoffrey Ibeabuchi has decried the deteriorating State of the nation, observing that, “We are graduating from one wickedness to another”.
In his address at the St. Stephen’s cathedral, Umuahia, Abia State during the Year 2022 Father’s Day celebration of the Anglican communion, Bishop Ibeabuchi encouraged fathers to get properly equipped with their Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs and adequately use it to ensure that wicked leaders do not return elected in 2023.
The Anglican Bishop who also warned Nigerians against electing bad leaders in 2023 general polls, passionately reminded them that doing so would further plunge the nation down the gully of hopelessness.
Bishop Ibeabuchi who warned Christians against accepting bribe to vote for bad leaders, also condemned the spate of killings and destructions of property in Nigeria.
He maintained that the year 2023 polls offers the best opportunities to install credible and responsible leaders in Nigeria and vote out corrupt ones.
His words, ” In this political dispensation, fathers are encouraged to to lead their families on the right path. Credible candidates must be supported. Vote buying and vote selling must not be allowed anymore among us and in our neighborhood.
” Fathers must stand their grounds and refuse to be intimidated, harassed or bribed into making wrong choices especially for the sake of children’s future.
” We are graduating from one level of wickedness to another. The level of insecurity has become extremely unbearable. Human beings are being slaughtered on daily basis, properties are destroyed and our government seems helpless and confused.”
The Anglican Bishop bemoaned the kidnapping of Methodist Prelate, Samuel Kanu-Uche and other Bishops by bandits and condemned the killings of persons in the name of blasphemy.
Also, in their respective speeches during the Father’s Sunday celebration at St Paul’s Anglican Church, Ibeku archdeaconry and Christ The King Anglican Church, Ugba-Ibeku, Venerable Azubuike Koma and Rev. Onyenmeri Irokwe charged fathers to always live a Christ-like lifestyle.
They warned that lies and general insincerity among married couples were responsible for high level of crashes in marriages.
The Anglican Priests urged the fathers to emulate the Biblical Zacchaeus who surrendered his life to Jesus Christ and brought salvation to his household.