Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has described those who are supporting Muslim-Muslim Presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as ungodly.
Dogara, a member of the party, stressed that the position of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on the matter is the position of God, emphasizing that CAN’s position is not only the position of notable Christian leaders like Babachir David Lawal, the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and many others who have spoken against it, but also God’s position.
The former speaker, who spoke today, July 27 at CAN’s 12th General Assembly and Leadership Transition programme, in Abuja, said: “we serve the God of justice, our God is righteous, our God is the author of diversity, and He wants as diverse as we are to come together.
“So, CAN’s position, as much as it is a righteous position, it is the position of all of us who love righteousness, justice, diversity and are working to harness it for the advancement of this country.”
Dogara, who is a member of the APC, said that anybody can say anything but that in as much as what “we are standing on is godly, any other position is ungodly. It is either you are for righteousness, inclusiveness, justice or you are against the unity of this great country.”
He said that for any change to be achieved in a country, the right leaders needed to be in place, insisting that “everyone has a talent to better the society and country.
“All of us are talented; talents are not to be hidden or silenced; they are to be used to impact and enhance development in a country.
“We will have to someday account for how we used the talents to repair and develop the earth.”