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It’s Time To End Nigeria For Development, Bishop Kukah Gives Reasons
A statement credited to cleric on Wednesday pegged the reason on development.
Kukah’s call is coming barely 48 hours after Northern-based terrorists overran a speeding train along the Kaduna-Abuja rail route with IDE explosives.
The tragic but bloody attack affected over 900 persons.
The armed rampaging attacker had approached the bombed train, shot over 8 persons dead, many left with several degrees of injuries, and whisked away scores.
Kukah noted the future of Nigeria has turned unsure to him, adding that countries swing to development immediately after independence is granted but in Nigeria’s case, people rather went to pray.
“It’s time to END NIGERIA so that people who want development can go ahead.
“I have never been as unsure of Nigeria’s future as I am now
After independence, to build a great nation, each country went to work. But in Nigeria, after independence, our people went to pray and fast”
To drive home his argument, the Bishop cited Malaysia and Singapore doing great with Palm fruit seedlings picked in Nigeria, and the other investing hugely in technology while we remain in closets praying.
“So, while we were praying, Malaysia came here and took our palm seedlings and build a great factory of it.
While we were praying, Singapore went into investment in technology”
He further pointedly note that India and China are doing well in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Industrialization respectively. Even United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Japan dived into massive infrastructural and Technological Developments while the people of Nigeria keep casting Lucifer and Shouting Alakuba.
“While we were praying, India went into ICT.
While we were praying, China went into massive industrialization.
While we were shouting Allah Alakuba! UAE went into massive infrastructural development.
While we were binding and casting Lucifer, Japan went into technological development”
The rest of his statement read:
“While we were speaking in tongues, Denmark went into the education of her citizens.
“While we were mounting big speakers in our places of worship, USA was mounting man on the moon.
“After our prayers, God, being a wise God decided to reward us according to our labour.
“Since those that went into industrialization, technology, infrastructural development, ICT, education, etc had been rewarded accordingly. It’s only wise God rewards us with our efforts in prayers.
“That’s why today, Nigerian pastors are competing in building the biggest churches. That’s why there are more prayer houses and worship places than hospitals and schools. That’s why people rush to prayer houses for medical and business solutions instead of hospitals.
“That’s why we don’t do business proposals before jumping into business since we are going to back it up with prayers. And when such collapse, we blame the devil.
“That’s why it’s a sin to say anything negative about pastors and imams.
“That’s why our pastors don’t consider the opinion of engineers while building and blame the devil when the building collapsed.
“That’s why faith in God replaces building pillars and when it collapsed we blame it on Lucifer.
“That’s why our pastors are making sure they plant church branches instead of schools in every street in Nigeria.
“That’s why we always wait for God to do that which ability to accomplish He has already handed over to us.
“That’s why we want our teachers to labour on earth and come to heaven for their rewards.
“Nigeria is a prayer-loving, God-fearing nation. Religion has taken the place of technology, infrastructure, education, and all.
“When we are traveling, we ignore all the necessary road requirements, servicing of our vehicles and pray. And, once we pray, we can put a half-fit vehicle on the road and blame our stepmother or mother-in-law if anything goes wrong.
“That’s why there are more people dying on our roads than wildlife animals in the wilderness.
“Because we pray and fast and leave everything to God when God has given us all we need to survive and build a nation.
God help us”