The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Ondo State Chapter, Revd Fr. Anselm Ologunwa, has called on Nigerians to free themselves from the slavery of misrule.
Ologunwa stressed the importance of keeping traits like competence, ability and honesty in mind when casting votes for Nigeria’s advancement in 2023.
Ologunwa made the appeal in his New Year message in Akure, the capital of Ondo state.
According to him, Nigerians have complained quite loudly about the country’s economic, social and political circumstances.
The president of the CAN added that it is time to unite to work for the common good by promoting the Christian values of love, peace, self-sacrifice and justice in society.
He also urged Nigerians to remember to cleanse their souls, which he said is where Jesus Christ, their savior, resides as they cleanse their homes and welcome in the new year.
The message from the president of the CAN, contained in a statement from the organization’s Director of Information and Communications, Daisi Ajayi, advised Christians to celebrate with moderation, act responsibly and also refrain from acts that may embarrass their personality, the government and the nation as a whole.
He also urged Christians and Nigerians to “make the most of the festive period to pray for the total eradication of insecurity.” [and] for the unity and development of Nigeria”.