The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, said on Tuesday the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) sit-at-home order in the five South-East states doesn’t influence the lead representatives.
The lead representative expressed this during the initiation of his Senior Special Adviser on Religion and Welfare Matters, Rev. Fr. Abraham Nwali, as the new Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the zone.
He depicted the sit-at-home request as “war brought by individuals upon themselves.”
Umahi said: “Legislative leaders of the South-East have put forth a valiant effort to really take a look at the circumstance and when individuals sit at home, it isn’t gnawing the lead representatives.
“At the point when you sit at home, there is nourishment for the lead representatives in their homes and a portion of their youngsters are outside the country.”
He said there were fears about the development of splinter bunches doing their own plan in the South-East.
The lead representative added: “There had been sit-at-home this Monday and Tuesday and I heard there is one more on Friday with the congregation’s own on Sunday.
“One more gathering may come up and pronounce its own on Wednesday and Thursday. Then, at that point the end will come.
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“The circumstance will then, at that point be obvious to individuals however we beg the congregation to declare the risks of this training.
“The congregation can intercede through sufficient edification on the desperate results of the sit-at-home request.
“Other international zones are not sitting at home and we are committing suicide for the sake of disturbance.”
The National President of CAN, Rev. Sampson Ayokunle, who introduced the chief, charged the individuals to utilize their new workplaces for the help of God and humankind.
“You should utilize the new workplaces to contact lives as true positions are intended to make sway, make contrasts in people groups’ lives and improve usefulness,” he said