Nigeria’s foremost Religious Leader and Anglican Bishop of Jos ,Reverend Benjamin Kwashi says for the country to overcome the numerous challenges facing it and attain greatness in the comity of nations, it’s leaders both at the state and national levels must be men and women of vision.
The Bishop said he was able to arrive at the conclusion after a critical examination of the factors militating against the progress of the country pointed out that the distortions in the polity and sufferings being experienced by many Nigerians were not caused by the Peoples Democratic Party contrary to the belief in some quarters.
According to him, there were caused mainly by lack of vision and plan by the political class, who he noted, are more interested in the pursuit of mundane things rather than putting in place, a concrete plan necessary to achieve the goal of a better Nigeria.
Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM reports that Bishop Kwashi spoke in Jos on Sunday when he featured on a Live Radio Programme put together by JAY 101.9 FM as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary .
The Bishop who recalled the good old days insisted that the current unimpressive situation in Nigeria is man-made but, however, expressed optimism that it can be rectified.
As a way of solving the problems including the various agitations in the country, Bishop Kwashi called on the 8th National Assembly to look into the 2014 National Conference Report with a view to finding a common ground for implementation so as to return the country to the path of unity and progress while calling on all Nigerians irrespective of tribe or religion to unite and work together in the interest of all.