Thursday, 8 September 2016
Bishop Peter Makanto and other Northern Pentecostal Bishops meet with Vice President Osibanjo in Abuja
culled from Vanguard Online
Presiding Bishop of Upperrom Cathedral, Yola , Bisho Peter Makanto together with other delegates of the Pentecostal Bishops Forum yesterday told President Muhammadu that there was hunger in the land. The clerics made this known after a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential Villa, Abuja The Bishops however appealed to the president to hire experts to help him fix the economy, saying that Nigeria needed not to lose its greatness in the comity of nations. Speaking to the State House Correspondents through their Chairman Archbishop John Praise Daniel after the meeting, the Bishops said that it was imperative that Nigeria was brought back from the path of poverty and hunger. Daniel said they were in the Villa to tell the president about the effects of some social vices which included the killings by fulani herdsmen.