By Ene Asuquo
The Rosicrucian Order, AMORC, has called on Nigeria’s political leaders to always emulate our founding fathers in all their political dealings, because such people like Chief Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe and many others who fought for the Independent of this country are worthy to emulate, while charging Nigerians in general to desist from engaging in acts that would be inimical to the development of the country.
Fr. Dr. Kenneth Idiodi, the Honorary Grandmaster made the call in calabar recently in calabar while speaking at the 47 Eastern Regional Rotational Conclave of the order
While Speaking on the theme: ‘Practical Rosicrucian Tools For Nation Building,’ the Grandmaster encouraged Nigerians not to give up despite the harsh economic situations faced in the country but should rather put everything in prayers
He said , “All hope is not lost. The situation is not completely hopeless, good time awaits us in less than no time, especially if the right thing is done.
“Let every man take responsibility for his actions. It’s our actions that brought the nation to where we are at a moment.
“If the next generation of leaders take responsibility for their actions, and imbibe discipline, selflessness and efficiency, the country might as well be moving in the right direction.
“We are all involved and we must take the blame. If we take responsibility for our actions, we will make progress.”
The guest lecturer, Mr. Anthony Okorie,in his lecture advised Nigerians to always work towards national development to assist the nation recover it’s lost glory.
He blamed Nigerians for the nation’s economic woes maintaining that things were never done right as in the days of our founding fathers.
The lecturer maintained that for any meaningful development to take place, Nigerians, including those in high places of authority to have a mindset of discharging whatever responsibility assigned to them delligently to see if there won’t be a turnaround.
Okorie maintained that the nation has every potential to recover it’s lost glory if everyone turn a new leaf and work conscientiously towards making the country great.
He maintained that the econmic hardship, insecurity, banditry, power failure, poverty and all the misfortunes faced by the nation would become a thing of the past if the people apply new approach to discharging their responsibilities.
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