By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu
The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Samuel Ezeofor, has called on Nigerians, particularly politicians in the country, to withdraw their support for the All Progressives Congress, APC, for, according to him, disappointing Nigerians. He enjoined them to instead support any other political party that will move Nigeria forward.
Bishop Ezeofor who made the call at the Basilica of St. James the Great Cathedral, Atani, headquarters of Anglican Diocese of Ogbaru, during the enthronement of Rt. Rev. Prosper Amah as the second Bishop of Ogbaru Diocese, said what was important now was for politicians to look around and find out which of the parties that would move the nation forward and then enter the bandwagon.
According to Bishop Ezeofor, APC had moved Nigeria backward and if the nation must progress, Nigerians must do the needful by leaving the APC which could not lead Nigeria to the Promised Land and queue behind a party that could guarantee progress as the nation must progress. He said no Nigeria was bigger than any single individual or APC as a political party.
He therefore urged Bishop Amah who took over from him as the Anglican Bishop of Ogbaru to surpass his footprints in Ogbaru Diocese by completing the structures he started and at the same time, lead the Anglican faithful to God.
The Chancellor of the Diocese, Justice Pete Obiora, while presenting the key of a new brand Toyota SUV bought by the lay faithful to Amah, their new Bishop, said they were welcoming him to the Diocese with an open heart and urged him to do his best in shepherding the flock in the Diocese.
Obiora also praised the out-going Bishop Ezeofor, who, he said, did marvelously well as the pioneer Bishop of Ogbaru Diocese in the service of God and humanity and urged him to replicate the same in his new Aguata Diocese.