Mbaka Apologises To Peter Obi, Supporters Over ‘Stingy’ Comment


The fiery Director of Catholic Adoration Ministry Chaplaincy, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has apologised to the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, and his supporters over his Thursday’s outburst against the former Anambra State governor.


He said he didn’t mean to malign the person of Obi while speaking about the latter’s frugal lifestyle.


Mbaka had declared that Obi will never be president of Nigeria because he is ‘stingy’ and except he repent.


While the cleric’s outburst had generated mixed reactions among Nigerians, the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, under whose jurisdiction Mbaka operates, however, outrightly condemned and dissociated the Diocese from what it called inflammatory political utterances of Mbaka against Obi.


The Diocese described the outburst of Mbaka against Obi as unbecoming and divisive.


Meanwhile, in a statement personally signed by Mbaka on Friday, he said he is a servant of God and his intention was not to malign Obi’s image, but to…

Source: Leadership Newspaper