The Pastor of the Household of God Church, Rev. Chris Okotie, has mentioned that the controversy on the Muslim-Muslim tag must restful not be allowed to produce needless stress in the nation.
Okotie asserted that Nigerians must restful be allowed to come to a resolution whether or not they’ll improve a Muslim-Muslim tag in 2023.
Kumornews experiences that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, will also consume a fellow Muslim as his working mate to raise extra votes in the North.
Alternatively, lots of folk and groups such because the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Catholic Church in Nigeria possess kicked in opposition to Muslim-Muslim or Christian-Christian tickets. But some APC chieftains possess backed the cross, arguing that competence must restful be positioned above non secular consideration.
In a chat with The Punch, Okotie said the voters would present the option to elect the next President in the upcoming 2023 presidential election as long because the job was democratic and devoid of electoral malpractices.
He mentioned, “I name myself a consensus remedial facilitator and a resolution-bringer and if I’m going to produce that, I cannot criticise the actors because of if I produce, they’ll not come to the desk of reconciliation.
“Alternatively, the political job is democratic and if it’s so, the folk will come to a resolution, besides it’s not (democratic). So, despite any political rating together is projecting by its candidates, the folk would possess to come to a resolution if that is suitable to them or not. That’s what democracy is all about. You won’t compel them to vote for a particular person they don’t try to. I don’t mediate it’s a concern. Let the folk come to a resolution what they wish. That’s what the democratic job is all about.”
Speaking on the possibility of vote-buying, Okotie said there’s nothing that can even be done to contend with the predicament as a result of presidential system is spoiled.
He said that is the clarification for his name for an Duration in-between National Govt after the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
He said, “I agree that pecuniary inducement is there, but at the tip of the day, democracy is assent. That is why I’m pronouncing we want an intervening time nationwide executive for that reason presidential system is spoiled with these abnormalities and aberrations.
“But there’s nothing it’s likely you’ll produce about it so long because it’s likely you’ll even very smartly be working this system. That is why I retain coming serve to the topic of altering the system so that the impunity of vote-buying can even be addressed. When we trade that system, such things will be not doable. So, whether it’s Christian-Christian or Muslim-Muslim, despite it’s, so a long way as I’m enthusiastic, the system is spoiled.”
He continuously identified as on Christians to masks extra hobby in governance.
He added, “All I’m capable of uncover you is that Christians must restful be extra dedicated to our nation than they are this day as a result of earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof. He gave the earth to Adam, His most nice son. If we’re pronouncing we care about folk and we’re trying to preach salvation to them, then we must care about how they are governed and I mediate that is our realistic provider.”