Pray for peaceful elections in Anambra -- Osodieme urges
By Emeka Ozumba
Awka, Nov. 10, 2017 -- Wife of Anambra State Governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) has called on Ndi Anambra, especially Christians and Moslems in the state to pray for peaceful elections.
The Governorship Elections has been scheduled to hold on Nov. 18.
She made the plea during interaction with newsmen on Friday, Nov. 10, at the Governors’ Lodge, Amawbia.
Osodieme said that it was important that Moslem commit the state in prayers (Friday) and likewise Christians of various persuasions also commit the state into the hands of God on Sunday.
``Anambra State has been a haven of peace and tranquillity in the last three and half years and we want that sustained.
``I also know that we cannot ignore the hand of God in the progress our state has made so far. Hence, this call for prayers by all and sundry.
``As mother of the state, I am concerned like all mothers about the well-being of my children and we do not want anything that will put anyone in harm’s way,” Mrs Obiano said.
She adds: ``as you all know, we are all precious in the sight of God. Therefore, it is important for all of us to promote peaceful conduct by all our sons and daughters to ensure peaceful elections on 18th November 2017’’. ##