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General News of Sunday, 26 February 2023


'Nigeria's problem is bad citizens' - Pastor reveals after Saturday polls

Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo

The founder and lead pastor of David Christian Centre (DCC), Lagos State, Pastor Kingsley Okonkwo has revealed the reason behind Nigeria's many problems.

The cleric who took to his Twitter page, Sunday, February 26, stated that he used to believe Nigeria's problems was as a result of bad governance.

He said after the election which took place on Saturday, February 25, he was convinced that the citizens in the country contributed to the many troubles of the country.

He wrote: "I used to think Nigerias problem was bad government..... With what happened yesterday, now I know, bad citizens is our problem.... From police , to Inec officials , to thugs and to people voting their own slave masters."

Many Twitter users also took to the cleric's comment section to share their thoughts on his statement.

Here are some:

EstherNosaa: "The bad citizens make the bad government. The problem has always been man and his man made Corrupt principles"

JoshuaOladiti: "I've always said it that *Nigeria is not the problem, Nigerians are the problem"

hollaoluh02: "The Pharaohs of this country have refused to let go and unfortunately, the korahs, Dathans & Abirams in our midst are really gaining the upper hand in ensuring that we remain in total subjugation, and at the mercies of our oppressors"

oladot_yemi: "Bad citizens in position of authority lead to a bad government really.. To achieve the Nigeria we hope for, most Nigerians need to be upright. Speak the truth, stand for it and act it."

EjimaChibuzoval: "Bad citizen is as a result of bad leadership.
If the leaders are upright, their followers will be afraid to do otherwise. And also, if the leaders will discipline the bad followers, it will help them to behave right"

See his tweets below: