Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said Nigeria is at a point of extinction that only God, not man, can reverse the impending disintegration.
The governor stated this at an Interdenominational Church Service in commemoration of the 61st Independence Anniversary of Nigeria at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Sunday.
Wike said it is regrettable that at 61, Nigeria still grapples with leadership failure, Vanguard reports.
He said, “This is the time Nigeria needs God more. The country is gone. Insecurity everywhere. Everyone needs to say, God, we need you because man’s leadership has failed this country.
“At 61 years, Nigeria is full of enmity, full of divisions, hatred, ethnicity, a country that cannot put themselves together. Everybody has responsibility, so ask yourself questions, have I played my own part?”
He wondered what has become of the nation’s legislature that continues to approve any wish of the presidency, unfeeling about the consequences.
Wike lamented that the national judiciary is easily being submissive to intimidation as judges, he perceived, have abandoned their responsibilities out of fear.
He questioned the…