‘Secession not best for Nigeria’

A Christian group, Double Diamond Platform Global, has said significant achievements can be made should Nigerians embrace their diversity.

Acknowledging the challenges that have led to recent calls for secession, the online inspirational media organisation, whose major goal is to redefine success from God’s perspective and promote excellence among Nigerians irrespective of fields of endeavour and tribe, stated that breakup is not the best for the future of Nigeria.

Speaking on behalf of the group, the convener/facilitator, Dr Obed Ezeonye, at a briefing during the recently held inaugural public lecture and award presentation, with the theme: ‘Nigeria’s Unity and Nation Building’, which had Professor Anya O. Anya as guest lecturer; Bishop Bankole Jepherson as  spiritual father and Ambassador (Dr) Peter Isibor as the chairman, noted that Nigeria’s unity is paramount.

“Reaching those in authority to understand that Nigeria’s unity is very important. If I use the word indivisible, I might kind of incur the wrath of many agitators right now, because we have gotten to that point.

“To break up is not the best, as we can find ways to use our differences to achieve something better to promote our unity,” he said.

Calling for attitudinal change, Ezeonye condemned the negative mindset of getting rich by all means, linking it to one of the causes of corruption that has wreaked havoc in families and the society.

“We are redefining success in God’s perspective by showing that someone can be successful without engaging in crime; that success is possible without corruption and crime. That means, one can succeed in life by following God’s principles and that godly success comes with honour and not sorrow.

“It is a huge responsibility for parents and the larger society to make sure that the younger generation have this understanding,” he stated.


Battle For First Bank: The Untold Story

Last week was one of twists and turns for First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the nation’s oldest banking institution. It was a week that saw the bank’s MD sacked and reinstated, as major shareholders struggled for control of the financial powerhouse. SULAIMON OLANREWAJU reports…

#EndSARS Panel: Drama As Witness Presents Video Evidence Of Slain Lekki Protesters

A witness of the Lekki tollgate shooting incident, Miss Sarah Ibrahim has presented video evidence of people injured and killed at the scene to the Lagos State Judicial Panel. Tribune Online reports that…

Truck loaded with live bullets falls, spills contents in Onitsha

Onitsha residents are currently in fear, as a truck fully loaded with cartons of live bullets fell into a ditch and spilled its content all around the street, in the commercial city of Anambra State…

After Two Years, Daddy Freeze Apologises To Bishop Oyedepo
Daddy Freeze whose real name is Ifedayo Olarinde has apologised to Bishop Oyedepo who is the presiding bishop and founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel…

You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More