2023 polls: “Don’t jeopardise Gov. Ugwuanyi’s legacy of peace in Enugu State” – CAN Chairman to desperate politicians

Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Enugu State, Rev Amb Emmanuel Ositadinma Edeh, has advised politicians in the state to appreciate the enduring peace that Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has laboured to entrench in the state, by desisting from hate speech, campaign of calumny, character assassination and all acts of violence ahead of the March 11 Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Rev Edeh, in a statement,in Enugu on Tuesday, March 7, said that Christians in the state were worried over the rate at which some politicians and their agents were going about overheating the polity, and maligning the integrity of their opponents as well as the sacredness of leaders of religious institutions in their desperate attempt to achieve cheap political goals.

He condemned the negative acts, adding that they are “strange and inimical to the enduring and cherished peace and good governance initiatives of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration since its inception in 2015”

Rev Edeh described Governor Ugwuanyi as “a peacemaker and wonderful being whom God has used in uniting and promoting peace in Enugu State, and in advancing good governance in the state especially in the rural areas in the overall interest of the long-neglected rural dwellers for them to feel the direct impact of democracy dividends” wondering why some people who are too desperate for 6 in their orientation. He called on all politicians in Enugu State to see politics as a game and not a battle field which must be approached as a do-or-die affair.

“My appreciation to our God-fearing, peace-loving and indefatigable Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Rt Hon Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi CON, a man with a heart of gold, a listening and action Governor whom God is using mightily to maintain unparalleled peace and security in our dear Enugu State. A good man indeed, though not perfect .

The CAN Chairman, called on all Christians in Enugu State and beyond to harken unto the admonitions of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to watch and pray that the Will of God be done in Enugu State, “so that we can sustain peace and good governance in our state’, Amen.

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