Deputy Governor Ibezim Begs Christian to Allow Peace Irrespective of their Denomination

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The Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim
The Deputy Governor of Anambra State, Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim has called for unity of purpose amongst Christians in the state irrespective of denomination in order to defeat enthrone a better state where peace reigns.

Dr Ibezim made the call at St Michael and All Angels' Church Ivite Aguleri, Anambra East Local Government Area, during the thanksgiving service for the first session of the fifth synod of the Anglican Diocese of Niger West.

The synod has the theme, "In This Sign, Conquer".

Deputy Governor Ibezim who emphasized the need for Christians to form a formidable front, pointed out that it was high time they came together and help in rebuilding a fast crumbling society.

The Deputy Governor said that the present administration of Professor Chukwuma Soludo is committed towards resolving communal crisis in the state, and asked warring communities in the state to give peace a chance, bearing in mind that they are brothers.

Earlier in a sermon, the Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Enugu North, Right Reverend Sosthenes Ezeh reminded Christians that serving God requires patience and total submission to God, noting that serving God goes with trials and persecutions which according to him, will not destroy any true child of God.

In a remark, the Bishop, Diocese of Niger West, Right Reverend Johnson Ekwe cautioned Ndi Igbo against fighting themselves, saying that until they learn to be united and fight for their collective goals both politically and otherwise, they will remain in their present condition in Nigeria.

For the Vicar of St Michael and All Angels' Church and host of the synod, Ven. Emmanuel Onovo, Chairman Synod Central Planning Committee, Barrister Mike Ikegbunam, and Commissioner for Public Utility and Water Resources, Engineer Julius Chukwuemaka thanked God for manifesting himself in the synod, noting that the event revitalized their faith in God as the giver of all things and solution to every life's challenge.

The service featured series of praises and worships, and thanksgiving by Bishop Johnson Ekwe in appreciation to God for adding another year to his years.

Category: World-News
Tag: Christianity Anambra news
Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 6/26/2023 10:08:19 AM

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