FG overwhelmed, unconcerned about insecurity, worsening economy — Catholic Bishops
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on February 13, 2023
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, has said that the federal government seems to be overwhelmed and unconcerned about the rate of insecurity as well as the worsening economy.
The Bishops described the development as disturbing, saying the future of the country looks bleak. CBCN President, Archbishop Lucius Ugorji, spoke on Sunday at the opening session of the 2023 first plenary Assembly of the body in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The theme of the event is ‘Citizens’ Participation in Good Governance in Nigeria’
According to him, despite assurances by the federal government that it is on top of the matter, insecurity continues to haunt the nation and economic conditions in the land keeps biting harder.
He said, “Insecurity has continued to haunt our nation. The Boko Haram militia, herdsmen, bandits and unknown gunmen have continued to unleash terror in different parts of the country.
Vanguard reports that Ugorji, however, said all hope is not lost. According to him, “With the forthcoming general elections drawing close, people perceive a glimmer of light after a very long and dark tunnel.