Don’t heat up polity, cleric warns politicians

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warned    against heating up the polity.

Adeyemo gave the  warning  in a sermon he delivered at a  church service in Omu-Aran on Sunday.

He said the country was presently passing through a critical period occasioned by the activities insurgents, adding there was  the need to avoid any act could compound the .

Adeyemo said the country was also witnessing  activities leading to  the build-up   another in 2015.

“I want to appeal to , especially those in the  class, to watch their utterances and actions so as not to heat up the polity.

“The country presently has had enough difficulties confronting judging from the activities Boko Haram insurgents and other challenges.

“As religious leaders,  we would continue to intercede on behalf of those at the helm of affairs and advise accordingly on the policies to  bring the desired development in the country,” Adeyemi said.

He the to close ranks to ensure credible, free and fair elections,  stressing  the need to put the interest of the country above personal gains.

He said this was   as meaningful development could be achieved in an atmosphere of violence and rancour.

The cleric also advised Nigerian  youths, those already involved in politics,  to eschew violence.

“The youths  nowadays have become the  tools  to perpetrate evil acts against individuals and the state.

“ There is the  need for them to be careful of the kind of association they keep,” Adeyemo said. (NAN)