Nigeria – The Archbishop Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger and Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Reverend Alexander Ibezim, says the church is duty-bound to pray for the peace of the country.
Correspondent Emmanuel Chigbata reports that Archbishop Ibezim, stated this during the first session of sixth synod of Diocese of Aguata, Anglican Communion where he called for prayers to save the nation from the ugly trend of insecurity.
He noted that the principles of discipleship must be practiced in this period of uncertainty and urged everyone to amend their ways especially in this perilous time.
On his part, the Deputy Majority Leader, and member representing Orumba North at the Anambra State House of Assembly, Honourable Emeka Aforka, said the State Legislature is making efforts by passing bills to enable the Executive arm of Government sustain security of lives and property in the State, and commended Governor Willie Obiano for being on track in containing the activities of hoodlums in the State.
An industrialist, Mr. Godwin Ezeemo explained that creating employment opportunities for youths will bring lasting solution to insecurity in the country, and commended Governor Willie Obiano for fulfilling his promise of completing the Anambra passenger and cargo Airport project.