17 October 2020 by Sunny Adebija
The Bishop of the Diocese of Lokoja, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Emmanuel Egbunu says it is not enough for Government to disband the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, following the nationwide protest but the need to sustain its attention to public outcry on national issues.
The Bishop stated this while addressing the second session of the Ninth Synod of the Anglican Communion in Lokoja with the theme Living As Disciplines of Jesus Christ.
He expressed delight,over President Muhammadu Buhari’s quick intervention in the End SARS protest with a promise to end brutality against youths.
The Bishop who expressed dismay on the conditions of roads across the Country said the dreams of Nigeria’s founding fathers was fast becoming a mirage.
He urged Government to ensure better roads, better health facilities, better educational institutions, better services, better power supply and better general welfare for citizens.
The clergy, said there was need to check environmental pollution and imbibe maintenance culture.
Speaking on the state of affairs in Kogi State, Bishop Egbunu who said that elections have come and gone charged the State Government to be focused in piloting the State by being guided by the fear and wisdom of God.
He admonished Nigerians not to be disillusioned by the challenges facing the nation but rededicate themselves to the worship of God by carrying out services to him and humanity by being devoted to the ideals of the nation.
The Bishop emphasised the need for Nigerians to be prayerful and learn to forgive one another.