PFN: We want Buhari to succeed
The Vice-President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, South-South, Bishop Simeon Okah, has said some harsh criticisms of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government by the body were not borne out of hatred but to spur the government to deliver on its campaign promises.
Okah stated this on Sunday during a prayer session for Buhari at the closing ceremony of the 2017 International Men Convention of the Flock of Christ Mission.
The convention, which held at Enerhen in Uvwie Local Government Area of the state, was attended by the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, and the Ohworode of Olomu Kingdom.
Okah stated that Christian leaders in the country would not be silent whenever the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government was going in the wrong direction.
Okah advised governors in the country, especially those from the South-South geopolitical zone, to forget their second term bid if they failed to perform, vowing that Christian leaders would make such ambition difficult.
The cleric, who is also the founder of the Flock of Christ Mission, added, “Corruption didn’t start today. Prosecution has not stopped people from stealing. I am proposing to the FG to call those who have stolen our commonwealth to return such money and have a little percentage to live with and their names published and barred from running for any political position or being appointed.
“We don’t hate Buhari. We only hate what he is doing. Our criticism is out of patriotism for a better Nigeria and from the fact that we want him to succeed and we are praying he succeeds. People are misconstruing our criticisms for hatred but that is far from the truth.
“Like today, unemployment is rising to the roof. The little influence I have in the Church I am going to use it to make sure that in any state, particularly here in South-South, anybody who did not serve his people well, we will do our best to make things difficult for them.
“If INEC doesn’t do its work very well, we will make problem with them and leave the rest for God.”
Okah, who also prayed for Okowa and the people of Delta State, said, “The man (Okowa) inherited problems and people should know that. Okowa is still paying debt that former governor Ibori incurred. He’s paying debt that the man (referring to Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan) he took over from incurred. Every meaningful Deltan, including Ibori and Uduaghan, should support him (Okowa) so that this state can be what it used to be.”
Source : punchng
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