The Pentescostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has lent its voice on the economic and political challenges facing the country. Addressing pressmen at the Redemption camp , Mowe, Ogun State, the national president of the Christian body, Bishop Francis Wale Oke appealed to the government to diligently address the security crises that has engulfed the entire country. He added that, effective and drastic measures should be adopted to curtail the insecurity crises in the country.
“ The government are doing well but they should make it to be better concerted and fair. They shouldn’t work in favour of any group or ethnicity. Their effort should be better coordinated and should be done with the fear of God. They should demonstrate that they are doing it, we are praying for them and we will continue to do so. Whichever group that has constituted themselves to bandits or terrorist group should be severely dealt with’’ He said.
He added: ‘’ the prices of food and commondities have gone up drastically, a lot of people are coming to the church that we have to sort them to be able to live their normal life. Food items prices and even cement have really gone up.We don’t want this to continue and we are appealing to the government to do something drastic to address the surging prices of food items and commodities in the market’’.
Fielding questions from pressmen , the national secretary of PFN Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu posited that PFN is getting ready and praying with the government. He added that the body is very ready to meet with the government and make their points known. We are putting together our points in a compendium. PFN is a law abiding organization and living in a nation that is also law abiding, we believe something good will come out of our meeting’’
On the arrest of the IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu, Ilechukwu said that information has not been adequate on the situation of things and wouldn’t want to speak on an unclear situation. He added that what the body is agitating for is that the rule of law should take its course on every issue on the front burner in the country.