Archbishop of Canterbury offers to contribute to peace negotiations in Nigeria

Posted Mar 27, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has repeated his offer to contribute to any peace negotiations while violence continues to erupt in some parts of Nigeria.

“I once again exhort President Muhammadu Buhari and other authorities, civil and religious, national and international, urgently to build a coalition to end this violence immediately,” Welby said. “In communications earlier this year with the Primate of All Nigeria, His Grace Nicholas Okoh, I offered to contribute towards such effort to the extent such might be useful. I repeat that offer again, knowing, however, that within Nigeria are all the skills needed for resolution of the suffering of the people.”

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