Most Rev Nicholas Okoh, Primate Church of all Nigeria (Anglican Communion), has called on Nigerians, especially women, to register for their voters’ card so that they would partake in elections.
He said Nigerians should not complain after elections if they don’t register now, collect their voter cards and participate in the elections.
Okoh said this at the 18th Annual Diocesan Women’s Conference, with the theme: “Go And Make Disciple’’, held at All Saints Anglican Church, on Saturday in Abuja.
He described the ongoing voters’ registration as an opportunity to create awareness for people to register, adding that the information should be spread to other women in the society.
“It is important for every adult who is of age to register because what most Nigerians do is to be absent from participating and after the event they start complaining.
“It is an opportunity for me to create awareness, speak to them and ask them to continue spreading the information to other women,’’ he said.
On the path of building the nation, Rev. Okoh called on Nigerians to join hands with the government in nation building.
According to the cleric, it is not the responsibility of the Federal Government alone to do it but of everyone.
“Building the country is not just for people who are holding government offices.
“It is the work of everybody, and so we must encourage ourselves, men and women, boys and girls to take active part.
“Political consciousness is a very important aspect of nation building,’’ Okoh said.
In her remarks, Mrs Nkasiobi Okoh, President, Women’s Ministries, called on the government to look into the current economi