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Catholic bishops meet Jonathan over insurgency

14 November 2014, 20:40

Abuja - Catholic Bishops yesterday met with President Goodluck Jonathan, seeking to be involved in the distribution of relief materials to victims of terror in the country, particularly in the north east, Leadership reports.

The bishops, who were led by the president of the Catholic Bishop Conference, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, told journalists after the meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja, that the process of relief distribution, as currently being carried out by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), was lopsided.

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Kaigama noted that considering the experience of the Catholic Church in its interventionist approaches in crisis situations, government should bring it on board to improve the system.

He added that the Catholic Church had a good structure for relief distribution and in taking care of such situations and sought government’s collaboration.

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