Valentine Day: Bishop laments absence of love, rising insecurity

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of , Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has tasked and all Nigerians to imitate God through love, as they St. Valentine’ Day.
Martins, who was represented by the Dean, Ikeja Deanry, Very Rev. Father Patrick Obayomi, during a programme tagged Valentine 2021 Day the Archbishop the theme: “Love is tested in the midst of adversity,” where 19 couples renewed their marriage vows, at Catholic of the Ascension, Ikeja, , lamented the of insecurity in the country.

Martins, who condemned Nigerian ’ nonchalant attitude, said the country was sitting on a keg of gun powder. He said only love could bind a together.

“When fold their arms, simply because their are not affected in the ongoing mayhem, shows they do not love their fellow Nigerians, who voted them into power. When they care less for the people they are supposed to protect, they are not emulating God of love, who created man in image and in sacrificing only begotten son, ”he said.