Why do Nigerian Politicians Call the Name of God?
Nigerian politicians and the Name of God
It has become a habit that politicians in Nigeria have formed, to always call the name of God, or link him with their doings. You hear them say things like; 'God has sent me to you people, it is God's will, it is God who has put me in this position,' or the most infamous one, that gets me so appalled; 'my enemies are against me, but God will fight for me.' I may not know much about the holy books, but I am sure they say something like ; 'Thou shalt not use the name of the Lord in vain.' But these politicians do not only use the name of the lord in vain, but they have made those statements that include his name so trite that they have become cliches!
We have turned into people who no longer have respect for values. They may not necessarily believe in God, but each time they make those bogus and disgusting statements, they make those who actually believe question their faith. They kill the little things that may just be the only things alive in those who believe. I mean how do you explain that the God who promised them life in abundance, and all the good things it has to offer turn around and give them leaders who steal from them, and sap the value of their lives out of them?
Nigerian leaders, You steal money, deprive people of their rights, make laws that you don't keep, and you say God is behind you? Just how low can you go?