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Anglican Primate Wants FG To Reconsider Fuel Subsidy Removal

The Primate Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, The Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba wants government at all levels to step efforts at addressing the high rate of poverty in the country.

Archbishop Ndukuba made the call in Abuja during the church carnival for Christ; an annual programme to propagate the gospel, promote peaceful coexistence and provision of empowerment to Nigerians irrespective of religious affiliations.

Archbishop Ndukuba who expressed concern over the increasing cost of living in the country said government needed to initiate more programmes that would strengthen the economy, create job opportunities, tackle inflation and reconsider its decision to remove fuel subsidy.

While delivering the sermon, the Bishop of Kaduna Anglican Diocese, Right Reverend Timothy Yahaya emphasised the need for Christians to seek divine intervention in their daily activities to overcome various challenges.

Some participants, Mr Obiora Nwosu and Mrs olubunmi Akiola expressed satisfaction at the annual event and pledged to continue emulating the exemplary qualities of Jesus Christ.

The event which has its theme; ‘As A Very Present Help’ also witnessed cultural display from different ethnic groups in the country.

Kayode Oyedare/Abuja

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