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By Gift Okedinma

Today, the Honourable member Representing Obowo, Ihitte Uboma and Ehime Mbano in the Federal House of Reps, Hon. Deacon Chike Okafor, was a special guest at the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion ) Ecclesiastical Province of Owerri, Diocese of Ideato, where he was a keynote speaker with the THEME.........what a friend we have in Jesus.

In his copious but captivating Keynote Address captioned.....JESUS CHRIST: A Sure Security In Turbulent Times, Honourable Deacon Chike Okafor, made it clear that at this period of turbulence where insecurity is ravaging the entire world, people should seek the face of Jesus Christ who is the Author of life, the truth and the only way out. He disclosed that the exemplary lifestyle of the saviour should be emulated and practiced as he remains the only one that can guaranteed security, peace and comfort to humanity.

He opined that the world is passing through a whole lot at present where our world leaders today are frantically feeling around for some kind of assurance of human survival. They enter into agreements that are arduously negotiated over long, hard, tiresome weeks, months, and even years in some cases in search of some form of peace.

He cited a situation where United States is bothered about the growing might of North Korea, the challenges in Syria, the influence of Russia in abating or escalating a global fracas. He disclosed that the middle East is enmeshed in one of the worst struggles, while Africa is not any different as hunger, wars, economic and political upheavals, widespread corruption and terrorism among others did the landscape.

He recapped that the only solution to all these problems is seeking Jesus Christ, in the realization that with him there will be peace, safety and protection.

Today's event was the first session of the seventh synod which was precided over by His Grace, Most Revd Dr. C.A Maduoma (JP) the Archbishop of the ecclesiastical province of Owerri, and was well attended by Bishops of different Anglican Diocese, clergymen,  political class, business class, among others.


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