A cleric, Bishop Godfrey Onah, has blamed Christians within the Nationwide Meeting (NASS), for the current passage of the 2020 Firms and Allied Issues Invoice (CAMA), signed into legislation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Onah, who’s of the Nsukka Catholic Diocese, stated in a comment throughout the Sunday Mass that if Christians in NASS had opposed the invoice, it will not have been handed into legislation.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Aug. 7, signed the CAMA invoice into legislation, giving provision for spiritual our bodies and charity organisations to be regulated by the registrar of the Company Affairs Fee (CAC), and a supervising minister.
“The query many Christians have been asking is, the place are Christian legislators throughout the debate of this invoice and its passage within the Nationwide Meeting?
“As a result of, if that they had opposed this invoice on the ground of the home, it will not have been handed and despatched to the president for assent.
“I blame Christian legislators for doing nothing and permitting the passage of the 2020 CAMA Act,” he stated.
Onah, nonetheless, puzzled what the Federal Authorities wished to realize in monitoring how the funds of church buildings within the nation are managed when it contributed no dime to the church, NAN reviews.
“Authorities ought to focus and monitor its ministries, companies and different authorities establishments the place it budgets billions of Naira yearly and never church choices.
“Had it been that the federal government gave allocations to church buildings and determined to observe its utilization, no one will query the federal government,” he stated.