IPOB AND MASSOB ARE ‘MAD PEOPLE’ ~says red. Uma Ukpai ….speaks on Adeboye
A Nigerian Evangelist, Reverend (Dr.) Uma Ukpai has come out to say that those agitating for the actualisation of Biafra are ‘mad people’.
The renowned Cleric said this in an interview with reporters at the headquarters of his Church in Uyo, Akwaibom State.
The Abia State-born cleric condemned agitations for Biafra by the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
He maintained that anyone agitating for Biafra only confirms the level of his or her madness, adding however that everybody is mad, the difference only being in the level of madness.
“There will always be crazy people, even when people are seen to be normal. Whoever is agitating for Biafra shows the level of his madness but everybody is mad, the difference is the level of your madness,” he said.
Speaking on Nigeria at 60, the Man of God said he is disappointed that there are still divisive elements holding the country apart.
He opened that until Nigerians begin to love and respect one another, it would not make any meaningful progress.
“In Nigeria, we are all in a hurry to reach where are going to, so much so that we have no regard for others, no time for others and no love for others. “As a nation, until we love one another, we cannot notice one another, only when we love that which we have, that we can develop.
But in Nigeria, we don’t care whether others eat or not. If we have no respect for one another, it also mean we don’t care whether others exist or not,” he lamented.
Reacting to clamour for restructuring by General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and the controversies it generated, Ukpai said: “I don’t think that he (Adeboye) is not entitled to his opinion. “He is a man of God and he must have seen what happened during the civil war, which would guide him in the deductions he made. But to me, everybody is entitled to his opinion”.