Ahead of the 2023 general elections, some Bishops and Imams under the aiges of College of Bishops, Council of Imams and Council of of Bishops in Nigeria have declared support for the former governor Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, BusinessDay reports
The clerics who converged on Abuja, Tuesday dressed in their full ragelia urged all their members to mobilise human and material resources in ensuring emergence of Anayo Rochas Okorocha as President of Nigeria at 2023 poll.
BusinessDay gathered that, in a speech presented by the President of Bishops and Immams in conjunction with Leaders Alliance Network, Archbishop Dr. Joe Wealth, flanked by Dr. Paul John Paul, President of Leaders Alliance Network, the clerics said, as the 2023 presidential campaign builds up, it has endorsed Senator Okorocha as the next President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria come 2023.
According to the group, the choice of Rochas Okorocha as the best candidate for the Job as the President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria is premised on his proven track records as a unifier and person with a compassionate heart for the down trodden.
“He is an epitome of equity, peace, justice and fair piay for the Nation if voted into power come 2023.
“The group further contend that going by Zoning arrangement and based on
equity and justice, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, being an lgbo Man is naturaily favoured to become the next president of Nigeria.
“The group believes that due to the current wide range of agitations bordering on insecurity, |ack of proper planning and economic management of our endowed rich natural and human resources, the high rate of unemployment among the youths
that the choice of Rochas Okorocha is the right candidate to fix the CHALLENGES.
“According to the group of Bishops and Immans from the different states of the country Rochas Okorocha’s Philanthropic disposition across the country has clearly distinguished him as the best candidate for the plum job.
“They further stressed that Rochas Foundation have provided free Education for the less privileged Nigerians across the states and villages.
“The group therefore call on President Muhammed Buhari to consider Senator Rochas Okorocha as the best parting gift in 2023, while urging all and sundry to pray and support Rochas’ candidature as the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“From the evidence of Rochas Okorochas intimidating Credentials, avalanche of Numerous Honors and Awards given to him across the country such as OWELLE NDI IGBO, DAN JEKAN SOKOTO, MAGA ALHERI HAUSA, OMORODUN OF YORUBALAND, OKALLA OF EI’CHE, JAGABAN OF LAFIA, etc. has positioned him as generally acceptable Presidential Candidate.
“Rochas is a man who believes in having strong institutions over powerfu| individuals which according to him will help in solidifying Nigeria’s democracy and preserving the rule of Law which is the immediate ingredients in sustainability of our constitution.
“We are convinced Rochas will hit the ground running by finding lasting and sustainable answers to unending questions on our unity by ensuring a country were equity, justice and fairness prevails.”