The National President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, His Eminence, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, yesterday described the emergence of Governor Hope Uzodinma as ordained by God.
This is even as he said Senator Hope Uzodinma’s administration is a miracle to the people of Imo State.
Vanguard reported that the CAN President made the statement while delivering his homily at the Imo prayer summit for peace, held at Heroes Square in Owerri.
According to Ayokunle, said because Uzodinma’s governorship was ordained, any plot against his (Uzodinma’s) administration would be subdued.
He said: “Storm came and storm will go. The part way to lasting peace, when a situation like this arises what do we do, always prepare to step up to the high ground under the guidance of God.
“Let me tell you this, before you take any step or action hear the voice of God, and you don’t reject the voice of God. I say this because, you are a miracle governor. You’re coming as governor, was as a result of God’s decision. So, you are a miracle governor. That is why any step taken against you will be subdued because your coming as governor can only be possible by God.”
“For you to continue to stand you have to stand strong. Calling on God always is a part way to victory. Everybody must eschew violence. Everybody in Imo State should join hands together to say no to violence,”CAN President said.
Responding, the Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma, said: “My heart is full of joy for making the days event possible. The events of last few months has characterised Imo State to violence almost making the state to become a threatre of war, we cried to Almighty God and he answered us.
“So when CAN approached me for this I bought it into it whole and tight
I have come to be governor of Imo State because I asked God to make me governor and I pledged to God that if he makes me governor I will move Imo state to to the next level and God has made me Governor and it is left for me to do my part.”
“But we are determined focused those who thought we could not do it and lived in the day of the past are still living to testify the quality governance we have provided to our people,”Uzodimma said.