Interface Committee Charges Guber Candidates to Eschew Political Violence
Governorship Candidates in Abia state have signed a peace accord tagged “Pursuit of Peace Key to sustainable and successful Electioneering Campaigns towards a prosperous Abia State”.
The memorable ceremony which was held at Methodist Theological Institute Umuahia saw the candidates displayed and showed peace and love among themselves.
In his address, the chairman organising committee Abia state 2023 governorship interface organising committee Apostle Chuks Alozie said the peace accord was one of the cardinal components of Christian faith and Muslim belief peace.
Alozie states that the essence of the event was to set the purpose clearly that as politicians, leaders of repute in various places and positions, as Christian community, they should not promote political violence during the electioneering campaigns.
According to him, the governorship candidate’s signatures will condemn political violence, political thuggery, disruption of peace at any time.
He urged them to eschew deep bitterness, hate speech leveraging on fake news against opponents, snatching of ballot boxes, inducement of the electorate, violence and intimidation and any other unholy acts and behaviour that is inimical to stability of peace in Abia State.
The PEACE ACCORD SIGNING CEREMONY had in Attendance Bishop Dr Sunday Ndukwo Onuoha of ADC, Dr Alex Otti of Labour Party, Dr Gladys Ngozika of SDP among others.
However, the Commissioner Of Police, The Road Safety Marshal, INEC representative, Abia State Chief Imam, State chairman of CAN, Senior Apostle Emmanuel Agomuo, Bishop Raphael Chibuzor Okpoko to mention but a few.