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Archbishop Okeke calls for promotion of brotherliness in politics



METROPOLITAN Catholic Archbishop of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province, His Grace, Most Rev Valerian Okeke, has charged politicians to enthrone the spirit of brotherliness in their electioneering campaign.

  Archbishop Okeke was speaking during the celebration of his 68th birthday and celebration of 40 years as a priest with the inmates of Nigerian Prison, Onitsha Correctional Center.

  In a homily titled ‘Turning Your Challenges into Blessings and Opportunities’ the Catholic prelate called for stop to the killings and bloodshed, hatred and divisive tendencies and work for the good of the society, especially this period.

  While asking the inmates to develop themselves to become productive in the future, he urged ndi Anambra to always live their lives bearing in mind that Anambra had always been a pace setter in the scheme of things in the Nigerian nation, asking God to bless the inmates, state and the Country at large.

  Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano and wife, Ebelechukwu, attended the celebration in company of the APGA Standard Bearer, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, his running mate, Dr. Onyekachukwu Ibezim, National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, Victor Oye, former National Chairman of APGA, Victor Umeh, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Primus Odilu, among others.

  ADC flag bearer, Akachukwu Nwankpo, PDP flag bearer, Valentine Ozigbo and ZLP candidate, Obiora Okonkwo, as well as former Gov. Peter Obi attended the mass celebration.

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