- The governor of Anambra state has made a strong revelation regarding the fastest-growing religion in Anambra state
- According to Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the common enemy Idolatry has become the new religion in the state
- The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria thereby urged the church to confront the common enemy before it destroys the land
Governor Chukwuma Soludoof Anambra state has urged the church to confront the common enemy of idolatry which he described as the fastest-growing religion in the state.
Speaking at a religious function in Onitsha, Soludo said he had declared war on criminals, their shrines and priests and burnt down their idols since he became the governor of the state, Vanguard reported.
The governor said:
“They can come with whatever they want to, but with the bible in our right hand, we shall prevail.
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“Anambra is in the hands of God, but we must continue to pray, to take back our state from criminals, touts and lawlessness.
“Idolatry is the fastest-growing religion in the state and we must not take it for granted.
“If we bond together, we will survive collectively, but if we go separately, we will die separately. This land is our own, we must not give up on this.”
Soludo sends message to the church
Describing Anambra as God’s own state, Soludo said there is a need for all denominations to unite as one body in Christ, adding that denomination is merely a mode of worship, faith and dogma, Daily Trust added.
Soludo assured the people of the state that he remained committed to identifying with all genuine religious groups and appointing people based on merit.
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“Let us all be the change that we want to see. Anambra will continue to rise,” Soludo added.
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