I am Saddened By Prolonged Tiv/Jukun Crises- Arch Bishop Kaigama

By Anayima Abo, MAKURDI

The Metropolitan ArchBishop of Abuja, His Grace Most Rev Ignasius Kaigama has lamented the prolonged crises between the Tiv and Jukun saying he is saddened by the wanton loss of lives and destruction of properties rendering citizens homeless.

This is even as the Arch. Bishop lamented the the infiltration of the EndSars protests by Hoodlums making the which almost marred the aim, urging the youths to remained connected and dedicated to their course in a peaceful atmosphere.

Bishop Kaigama who made this known during the 90th anniversary celebration of the Holy Ghost Parish Màkurdi said he hope the protests ring bell in the heart of Nigerisn leaders.

“For me the EndSARs protests by the Nigerian youths of the country was genuine because their agitation has brought out issues that have been bothering the people decades ago”

“the EndSars Protests was simply to send message to our leaders that the citizens are tired of the rot in the system, which had brought untold hardship on the people especially the youths whom long after graduation will still be going up and down in search of jobs”

“I hope the next political dispensation will involve the youths and as well be value based devoid of ethnic, religious and cultural sentiments”

The Arch. Bishop further commended the Bishop of Màkurdi Diocese His Lordship Wilfred Anagbe and the Parish Priest of Holy Ghost Parish, Rev Fr. Moses Iorapuu for the laudable initiatives employed for the development of the diocese said, 90 years of existence means the parish has won many souls for Christ.

His Grace also apauded the Catholic Church for being committed, dedicated and coordinated for the course of peaceful co-existence in the country and the world over, saying the hundred years celebration of Holy Ghost Parish coincided with the feast of All Saints.

Also Speaking, the director of Social Communication, Catholic Diocese of Màkurdi Rev. Fr Iorapuu who commended the parishioners for their commitment to the work of God which made the celebration of the anniversary a reality also urged them to always seek the first of God in all their endeavours.

Some of the parishioners who spoke to our Correspodent including Lucy Ato, Terkura Ayoo both described the 9th anniversary celebration as historical even and assured their commitment to the Catholic faith.

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