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The Catholic Church took its position in a message sent to parishioners nationwide by the Director of Social Communication, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Mike Umoh, titled: “Bishop Kukah Christmas message: A call in support of truth,” on Monday

The Vatican moved the location for Saturday’s noon-time (1100 GMT) prayer to the library in the Apostolic Palace, according to a statement from the Holy See.

In politics, neophytes need to be supported and assisted to overcome challenges. Gratitude is the normal reaction for such support. For instance, it is on record that former Governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion, who is now in the same camp with Governor Godwin Obaseki, ruled the state when there were three godfathers plying their trade on the state’s political terrain.

As Christians in Nigeria mark the Ash Wednesday, the Catholic Bishop of Oyo Diocese, Most Rev. Emmannuel Badejo, has called on government and other stakeholders to speak out against the incessant killings in the country.