Clergyman: They embarrass Nigerians in Jerusalem

Prelate Isaiah Issong, The G.O of Believers Assembly of Nigeria has called policy makers in the country to urgently

formulate policies that would redeemed the battered image of the country saying Nigerian contingent to 2017 Christian pilgrimage were seen as security threat to the holy land.

Issong, a member of Board of Directors, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board (NCPWB) Akwa Ibom state, who was among the Akwa Ibom state contingent to the Christian holy said they were humiliated and embarrassed by tour guides.
The clergy said,” when we arrived the holy land we were never addressed as a Nigerians but Boko Haram and Militants. “Nobody sees anything good about a Nigerian. Once you come in contact with even fellow pilgrims from other countries you are welcomed with embarrassing questions relating to the fight against Corruption and insurgency.
“Outside this country every Nigerian no matter how highly placed is seen as a potential criminal. Once any foreigner sees you with a green passport you are dreaded and branded a heartless and dubious criminal suspect. We were exposed to ridicule and great embarrassment.”
Share to Facebook
Please follow and like us:
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Or

Your email address will not be published.