Anglican bishops from south east and south south province, today paid a courstey visit to the imo state governor office in owerri .
The visit which was led by the Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province and Chairman, Joint Council of Bishops of the two zones, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma.
This came on a courtesy call ahead of the meeting of South East and South South Bishops which took place in Owerri.
Imo state governor acknowledged the solidarity and support from our Bishops and indeed, the Anglican Faith in the State and beyond.
In his address , he promised to continue to serve Imo people well and follow the dictates of God in all his administration does.
Also, in line with their voiced concerns on the issue of security in the region, he reiterated that security is everybody’s business which Government cannot tackle alone.
And so urged the clergy to join hands with the government to secure the people and their environment.
Furthermore, the imo governor addressed the expressed concerns and suggestions of the Bishops which include:
1. Mobilization of my brother Governors on massive agricultural revolution and animal husbandry so that the South East and South South will have enough food and for export purposes.
2. The teething problem of the hydra-headed monster of youth unemployment.
3. The good and unity of Ndị Igbo under the Ohanaeze as the apex socio-cultural body of our people.
4. Continuation in the recovery efforts of what belongs to Imo people from any person, no matter whose ox is gored.
Responding to the anglican bishops expressed concerns he noted that he is only a servant of the people and that he have fully taken note of all the issues, advice and suggestions tabled to me.
The Imo state governor wished the Anglican Bishops a fruitful deliberation and stay in Owerri as well as safe journey back to their various destinations.