By NewsCritic Reporters
Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Abia State Chapter Chairman His Eminence, Apostle General Dr. Emmanuel Otutubuike Agomoh has inaugurated THE ABIA STATE 2023 GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATES INTERFACE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE at his Umuahia office.
Apostle General Dr. Emmanuel Otutubuike Agomoh said that this committee was remodelled to expand and build on the established GOVERNORSHIP DEBATE earlier organized by Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria for Candidates vying for Governorship positions in Abia State.
He stated that Church Leaders in Abia State met and reviewed the model and Christian Association of Nigeria Abia State Chapter will now in synergy with Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria and other blocs of CAN organize an Interface with the Eighteen (18) Governorship Candidates vying for the number one political seat of the state.
He further explained that the Church Leaders reviewed the previous debates and adopted an interface approach, this of course, is to ensure that Candidates address at their individual liberty the cross-sections of Church leaders, professional bodies, NGOs and CSOs, wherein they will present their manifestos, in a more decent and matured manner to avoid unnecessary verbal attacks by Candidates on their opponents in a Debate Platform.
The Committee Members are as follows:
1. Apostle Dr. Chuks Alozie – CHAIRMAN
2. Engr Dr. Okechukwu E. Mgbeahuru – SECRETARY
Other Members are:
3. Mr. Oliver Onuoha – CSN
4. Elder Ukachi V. Uche – TEKAN/ECWA
5. Sp. Snr. Apostle N. K. Amogu – OAIC
6. Rev Fr. Dr. David Aguneri – CSN
7. Apostle Dr. Graceman Iheanacho.- CPFN/PFN
While inaugurating the Committee, Apostle General Dr. Emmanuel Otutubuike Agomoh, the CAN Chairman Abia State charged the Committee to be transparent, objective and committed in the discharge of their duties. He said that the Committee has the responsibility to reach out to all the Governorship Candidates in Abia State to ensure that they all participate and adhere to the timetable they will provide as guide line, and also organize the Signing of the PEACE ACCORD by all the Governorship Candidates.
He reiterated that CAN Abia State will appreciate that all Candidates avail themselves for this important electioneering event, adding that any Candidate who did not physically participate in the interface will be viewed as unserious.
Responding, the Chairman of the ABIA STATE 2023 GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATES INTERFACE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, Apostle Dr. Chuks Alozie on behalf of the committee members thanked the leadership of CAN for finding them worthy to serve the body of Christ in this magnitude. He assured that the Committee will work assiduously and round the clock to deliver on this divine assignment.
Apostle Dr. Chuks Alozie said that 2023 General Elections is very important to all citizens of Abia State and pledge that they will discharge their duties fairly, justly and objectively and appealed to the Governorship Candidates to cooperate with the Committee, as every Candidate interest will be well protected.
He further said that the Committee will hit the ground running immediately, bearing in mind that the task is so enormous and demanding.
His Eminence, Ap. Gen. Dr. Agomoh O.E. Jp
CAN Chairman, Abia State