Suicide: Cleric advises Nigerians to study, obey word of God


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By Franca Ofili

 A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Kingsley Ferdinand, has advised Nigerians to always study and obey the word of God in order to have innermost peace to prevent them from opting for suicide in difficult moments.

Ferdinand, the Associate Priest at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Nyanya, Abuja,  gave the advice at Mass on Sunday.

He said that suicide should never be an option to any problem.

“When we properly study and obey the word of God which gives us  innermost peace, we will never think of committing suicide.

“I tell you nothing will give you peace on this earth except when you have that innermost peace,” Ferdinand said.

He said the world was full of insecurity, violence and hardship but stressed that only trust in God would help the people to achieve their goals.

He advised Nigerians to turn to God who is the only solution in the face of any depression.

Ferdinand said that people should learn how to share problems with others as the…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria