Pastor helps governor’s succession belief after govt moved to destroy church

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The senior pastor of a favored metropolitan church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom Speak, Nyeneime Andy, has backtracked on his criticism of the disclose governor’s succession belief.

Mr Andy had previously been very outspoken against the alleged belief by the Akwa Ibom Speak Governor, Udom Emmanuel, to foist a successor on the oil-rich disclose in 2023.

“In 2023, this will likely be a authorities of the people, for the people and by the people. We’re going to no longer enable one person to decide a governor for a disclose of over 6 million folks,” the pastor acknowledged in a contemporary press briefing.

The Akwa Ibom Speak Executive later in August marked his church, Holy Ghost Ambassadors Ministry Global, for demolition, claiming that the constructing didn’t meet the planning standards for approval.

The 2-storey constructing, which change into as soon as started in 2012, has been serving as a admire centre for heaps of years.

The authorities, by its agent, Uyo Capital City Style Authority, gave the church a seven day ultimatum “to decide away the acknowledged unlawful pattern and reinstate the land to its fashioned disclose”.

The church has no longer been demolished, regardless that the ultimatum had expired.

Volte-face?

Mr Andy has now backtracked on his criticism of Governor Emmanuel.

The pastor on October 8 took to his Facebook internet page to solicit enhance for the governor’s succession belief.

“I name on the total early life constructions and the Sons of Faith to Enhance the Completion Agenda of Deacon Udom Emmanuel. Here is our disclose and we don’t occupy any other,” the pastor acknowledged.

He known as on the people to pray for the governor and his administration “for (the) wisdom to manual the disclose to an enviable establish”.

“Contribute your wisdom, potentials and items to the pattern of our disclose. As grand because it is a ways in your energy, retain peace,” he added.


Mr Andy declined a ask for interview when our reporter contacted him, Thursday, on the phone.

Succession belief

Mr Emmanuel’s loyalists within the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) occupy establish up an organisation, Support Peace Circulate, to lend a hand the governor to actualise his succession belief. The organisation is headed by the Nationwide Neutral correct Adviser of the PDP, Emmanuel Enoidem.

The community, which change into as soon as no longer too long ago inaugurated all over your complete local authorities areas within the disclose, is anticipated to manual the promoting campaign for whoever emerges because the PDP governorship flagbearer within the disclose for 2023 election.

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