No politician in Nigeria is worth dying for—Primate
By Jon Egie
The Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of the church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), His Grace, the Most Revd Nicholas Okoh PhD has called on all Nigerians to ensure that they conduct themselves in a peaceful manner during the general elections scheduled to hold on Feb 14, and 28.
He gave the charge during in an interview with journalists at the Osubi airstrip where he was received by the Bishop of the Diocese of Ughelli (Anglican Communion) during his visit to Ughelli for the meeting of the standing committee of the Church of Nigeria holding today, Monday, Feb.2 through Saturday, Feb 7 at the Bishop Agori Iwe Memorial Church, Ovwodawanre, Ughelli.
The Archbishop said the elections will come and go and Nigeria will remain and as such no Nigerian should be involved in any sort of violence before, during and after the elections.
According to him, “they should be peaceful, by the grace of God whosoever God has chosen will emerge, we should not destroy ourselves, no politician is worth dying for” so Nigerians must conduct themselves peacefully during the elections.