In Mighty Name of Jesus: How Children Gathered at Soludo's House, Prayed for Him to win Anambra Gov Election

In Mighty Name of Jesus: How Children Gathered at Soludo's House, Prayed for Him to win Anambra Gov Election

  • APGA governorship candidate, Professor Charles Soludo, played host to some children amid the collation of the Anambra election results
  • The children who were said to be on the APGA candidate's scholarship scheme prayed for him to win the election
  • So far, Soludo has won in 18 out of the 21 local government areas where INEC has announced the official results

Isuofia, Anambra state - As the collation of the results of the Anambra governorship election continues in Awka on Sunday, November 7, many children have prayed for Professor Charles Soludo to become governor.

Soludo, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

Anambra Decides: Many Children Gather at Soludo's House, Pray for Him to win Governorship Election
Children visit APGA's governorship candidate in Anambra, Charles Soludo, pray for him to win. Photo credit: Charles Chukwuma Soludo
Source: Facebook

The children who gathered at the country home of Soludo, Isuofia, were said to be those on his scholarship scheme, according to Arise News TV.

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One of them was seen chanting "in the name of Jesus" as he and his peers prayed for Soludo to become victorious in the election.

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Soludo has also taken to his Facebook page to share the photos of the children.

At the time of filing this report, Soludo has seen an increase in his existing margin of lead.

The APGA candidate has won in 18 local government areas while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Young Progressives Party (YPP) won each. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has not won any LGA so far.

Nigerians react

Ezeabikwa Sammy Obi commented on Facebook:

"Congratulations Prof.
"I know you are fit for the job in all ramifications. A professor you are and you must distinguish yourself as one. And remember one good turn deserves another. Whatever you do in Anambra will either bring more respect or shame to the title professorship and the education in general. We believe you and pray that God bless you with good health and Wisdom to do a good job in our state."

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Sabastine Innocent said:

"Congratulations sir! Please change the history of Anambra State for the sake of mankind."

Okay Dibia said:

"Congratulations sir..
"There's God in heaven, He has provided you with a golden opportunity. Grab the opportunity, do well for your people of Anambara. If you do extremely well as executive governor of Anambara, I see you becoming first president of Biafran. Congratulations once again."

Olatunfe Ayodeji Festus said:

"This is love and trust coming from your own and please don't forget to keep to all your promises. To whom much is given, much is also expected. Congratulations."

Oby Nwabachili Pattie commented:

"Congratulations Sir, I pray for God's protection upon your life and the grace for you to fulfill your campaign promises. Personally am believing God that Anambra will be better now . Long Life , His excellency Prof.C. C. Soludo."

Anambra: INEC suspends collation of results, announces date for supplementary poll

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Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the collation of results for the November 6 Anambra governorship election. reports that Professor Florence Obi, the returning officer for the election, made the declaration at INEC head office in Awka, Anambra state capital in the early hours of Monday, November 8.

She cited the disruption of the election in the Ihiala local government area of the state as the major reason for this, saying a supplementary election would hold on Tuesday, November 9.


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