Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has urged the Federal Authorities to convene a Sovereign Nationwide Convention to chart the way in which ahead for Nigeria.
Talking through the Interdenominational Independence Thanksgiving Service organized by the State Chapter of Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, CAN, in collaboration with the Benue State Authorities, he stated the teething challenges going through the nation culminating in high-level corruption, insecurity, impunity and marginalization necessitated his name.
He stated the sovereign nationwide convention would supply the platform for frank discussions to strengthen the unity, peace and safety of the nation.
The Governor additionally referred to as for the implementation of suggestions of the 2014 Nationwide Confab convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan, declaring that the convention proffered options to the multifaceted issues confronting Nigeria.
He stated at 60, Nigeria is in want of leaders who can steer the ship of growth for the nation and restore confidence within the minds of the folks.
Governor Ortom appreciated the State Chapter of the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, CAN, for at all times supporting his administration by prayers, saying the state had crossed many hurdles on account of divine mercies.
He, nevertheless, kicked towards the meant regulation of the Church by the Federal Authorities by the Firm and Allied Issues Act, CAMA 2020, saying the laws would quantity to dabbling into affairs of the Church when the federal government couldn’t handle its companies effectively.
Additionally, CAN Chairman Benue State, Reverend Akpen Leva decried the struggling of Nigerians at 60.