The Church of Nigeria Anglican communion has called on the Federal Government to urgently organise a Sovereign National Conference to address issues threatening the corporate existence of the country.
The Primate of the Communion, Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba gave the advice at the opening of this year’s Abuja Diocesan Synod in Abuja.
Archbishop Ndukuba who expressed concern over the present state of insecurity, destruction of public facilities and agitations said the conference would bring together political, traditional and other opinion leaders to profer solutions for national development.
He stressed the need for state governments to take steps to secure their states and place National interest above personal ambition.
While stressing that the Unity of Nigeria was not negotiable and must be defended, the Anglican Primate emphasized the need for state police to further strengthen the fight against insecurity.
He commended the new strategy by leadership of the National Drug Law and Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in the fight against illicit drugs and called for collective efforts in making it a success.
Archbishop Ndukuba who expressed regret that the country was fast becoming a hub for the illicit business urged Govt to check the ugly trend.
Over Five Hundred delegates from the Six Deanaries of Abuja Diocese are attending the Synod with the theme: Planted by the waters,’ The beauty of walking with God.