CARDINAL ARINZE TASKS FG ON CORRUPTION

FRANCIS Cardinal Arinze, the Prefect emeritus for the Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship at the Vatican City, has expressed deep concern about the level of corruption in Nigeria, warning that it could lead to the collapse of governance, if it was not tackled immediately.
Arinze made the observation during the weekend, at a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the Holy Family Youth Village in Awka, established by the Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha, Most Rev. Valerian Okeke.
The Cardinal stressed the need for people with good characters to be at the helm of affairs, pointing out that there is too much cheating, deceit and manipulation of processes.
“When one thinks of the challenges facing Nigeria, the prominent ones are honesty and reliability. One question that comes to mind is what is really the attitude of Nigerians towards money? We know money is good, but it is bad when pursued in a wrong way.
In Nigeria, a few people are super rich. Another question is where did the money come from?”
He observed that no investment in education was too much, advising that it should be the concern of both parents and governments to ensure that the right type of education was given to the youth, whom he described as future leaders.
Archbishop Okeke said the reason for establishing the village was to provide students with a suitable environment for learning, adding that he owed gratitude to God for making this vision a reality.

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