Buhari Urged to resign over ill-health
According to the Church, Buhari’s long ill health has impeded the growth of the nation and it is best he
resigns if he is unable to discharge his duties, The Guardian reports.
In a communiqué issued on Monday, June 26, at the end of her third session of the 16th Synod, held at the Christ Redemption Church, Ogui –Nike, the Church,however expressed compassion over the President’s
present situation but noted that the development had
kept him “away for too long”
Speaking on the issue of corruption, the Church also
asked the federal government to make public the
outcome of the investigations of the special panel
headed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, over the
large sums of money recovered by the Economic and
Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a private
apartment in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos as well as
the arms recovered by the Customs.
Although the Church commended the federal
government on the war against corruption and
corrupt practices, it noted that informing Nigerians
about the outcome of investigations on the recovered
money would further boost their support in the fight.
On the quit notice issued to Igbos in the North, the
warned against the repetition of the pogrom of 1967
and called on the federal government to ensure
adequate protection of the lives and property of Igbos
residing in the north. The Church urged Igbos to
refrain from making inflammatory speeches on the
The Church also condemned the gruesome killing of
Christians in Southern Kaduna and expressed
disappointment that no arrests, prosecution, and
conviction of the culprits have been secured since the
heinous act was committed.
The Church demanded that perpetrators of the acts
should be brought to book in the interest of justice
President Buhari departed for London UK formedical treatment on May 7, while before his departure, the president was rarely seen in public for a while, fuelling speculation about his state of health.