Abia PDP Condemns Gov Otti’s ‘Attack’ On Anglican Church Leadership, Demands Apology


The Abia State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has described as “improper, unwarranted and unacceptable” ths alleged attack by the state governor, Alex Otti, on the leadership of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Aba Diocese.

The opposition party was reacting to Otti administration’s response to the Church advice contained in a communique issued after its 17th Synod which advised the state government to fix the economic roads in Aba and desist from sacking civil servants employed in the State civil service.

The Abia PDP, however, called on Alex Otti-led government to tender a public apology to the Synod and congregation of the Anglican Diocese of Aba for calling to question the integrity of their Bishops.

In a statement signed by the PDP Vice Chairman/Acting State Publicity Secretary, Hon. Elder Abraham Amah, it said rather than take the Church advice in good faith, the Labour Party government in the state resorted to usual flagrant display of unimaginable intolerance…

Source: Leadership Newspaper