Dr Ogundipe, Stephen Oluwafunmilayo


Political insanity is a cankerworm that disrupts the Nigerian political system causing grave and grievous consequences that affect humans'
liveliness, livelihood and environmental stability. Politicians' insane lifestyle and unethical practices which ravages human relationship and
annihilates proper socialisation and political harmony in the human community could be modified through pastoral counselling. Every human
establishment which never paves the way for a good relationship, implementation of ideologies, functional philosophies, and principles that
promote significant growth, meaningful lifestyle, skills and resources development stand detrimental to peaceful coexistence. The research
employs a descriptive approach to pinpoint scenarios in the Nigerian community where political insanity destabilises serenity of harmonious
coexistence. The research recommends pastoral counselling as a desperate measure for recreating political right thinking and appropriate lifestyle
capable of restoring peaceful political climate for the common good of the citizenry.


Political Insanity, Political System, Pastoral Counselling, Nigerian community

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