Cleric seeks restoration of moral values to tackle ritual murder, kidnapping

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ONITSHA – The President of Sabbath Days Observers of Nigeria (SADON), Most Rev. Ifeanyi Okorie, said on Monday that erosion of values responsible for societal decay and rising wave of crime.

Okorie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Ogbunike near Onitsha, Anambra, that wealth and fame were being adored the detriment of morals and respect constituted authorities.

“And I think, avert ritual killings, there should be morals.

“And then when there are morals, the Ezes ( rulers) should stop for heaven’s sake appointing and giving chieftaincy people that don’t know that they are awkward their life and their character.

“For heaven’s sake, the clergy should stop ordaining and giving knighthood and whatever position to people of queer character, who they know that the source of income is questionable.

“For heaven’s sake, there should be a constitution that backs what you have before you become a governor, a commissioner or whatever.[eap_ad_2]

“And I believe, when we arrest such a situation, and bring the offenders to , there would be a better Nigeria,’’ he said.

Recent suspects of ritual murders and kidnapping arrested by the police were including under-graduates of tertiary institutions the country.

The cleric, however, urged the to be hard working while placing God and truth first in their endeavours.

Okorie said that killings, kidnapping and destruction of were never a mark of adding that in advanced countries everybody puts in positive contributions to make their countries better places.

NAN recalls that for two years running had targeted and religious leaders especially in the -East and -South. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]