The Obasanjo and Jonathan administration witnessed the cry of marginalization — APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the position of the Christian community on the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The ruling party, in a statement made available to reporters on Sunday evening, said the cry of marginalization that Christians have been lamenting since the administration of the former president, the leader Olusegun Obasanjo and Good luck Jonathan.
APC, in a statement issued Sunday evening through its Assistant National Publicity Secretary, Yakubu Ajaka, said this is now common in developing democracies such as Nigeria’s, where a selection of candidates for parties always comes with various challenges, mostly related to feelings, such as religion, ethnicity and gender. geopolitical arrangements.
The statement reads: “The cry of marginalization has also become a common and popular feature among politicians and the electorate.
“Those feelings have played out throughout our political life for quite a long time. Unfortunately, we seem to throw skill, ability and qualification at these feelings. This is partly responsible for our current predicament, with no benefit even for agitators of such sentiments.
“It is sad that our country has recorded divisive tendencies, with our unity as a nation sometimes under threat. There is resentment towards perceived instances of marginalization. In Nigeria, every section cries of marginalization. This has been the case during the administrations of Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, and now.
“We, especially the youth, have to start somewhere to change the narratives for the sake of national unity and the rapid development of our dear country. We have to start somewhere to make a change for a better future.
The ruling party has said Nigeria needs a patriotic leader who can give others outside his geopolitical area, tribe and religion equal opportunities for self-realization and service to the nation. . He should be a leader with a firm belief in the country’s potential.
”Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria’s economic and business hub, former high-ranking Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and national leader of the APC before his election as the party’s presidential candidate, is without any doubt the man with these excellent qualities”, he added.
‘A miracle is about to happen’ – New CAN president explains how Christians will vote in 2023
Nigerians, especially Christians, will vote for candidates based on their beliefs and backgrounds in the 2023 general elections, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Msgr. Daniel Okoh.
The Christian leader said that there is a miracle waiting to happen in nigeria which will surely become a reality.
Okoh said citizens have gone beyond voting based on political party fielding candidates. He said people are now looking at the credibility and character of candidates before giving them their vote.
Naija News understands the Archbishop said this while delivering the sermon at the 2022 Christ Holy Church International International Men’s Conference in Abuja on Sunday.