2019 General Elections: Anglican cleric warns youths to shun thuggery


AGULU: As the 2019 General elections draw closer, an Anglican clergyman, Rev’d James N Nweke has appealed to youths across the federation to shun all forms of electoral malpractices particularly election thuggery in this year’s election.

Children ministry at St Mark’ s Parish , Ifite Agulu

Rev’d Dr Nweke made the call at the St Mark’s Anglican Church Parish, Ifiteani village Agulu, Anaocha council area of Anambra state during the 2019 re-dedication service of the Church for God’s unprecedented favour for the year.

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He is worried that politicians sponsor their children abroad to study only to hire children of peasants and jobless youths as thugs.

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Rev’D James .N. Nweke, PhD during his sermon at St Mark’s Anglican Church Parish

The Anglican clergyman then appealed to parents to be in touch with their children and wards to ensure they were not cajoled into thuggery during the elections.

Rev’D Dr Nweke , a Philosophy lecturer with Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, (COOU) Igbariam who spoke on the theme ” Gains from Having Godly wisdom ” encouraged students and youth organizations to shun all politicians who want them to be used as thugs.

Rev’D James Nweke PhD warning youths on election malpractice

While praying that God will not pass by any Ifiteani Agulu indigene in particular and Agulu people in general in 2019,  Rev’D Dr Nweke enjoined them to be steadfast in their faith and trust in God at all times for His protection and blessings.

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Rev’D Dr Nweke Prayed for God’s unprecedented favour upon His children while reminding them that nothing is impossible with God Almighty by their sides.

Congregation of St Marks Anglican Church Parish, Agulu

He encouraged them to strive to be on the part of the Lord always even when it is not easy, but with faith Christians can do all things like the faith of biblical David who slew Goliath with a sling.

He further reminded them that once they are steadfast in prayers and eschew themselves of anger and malicious thoughts, God’s blessings shall come to them in a mysterious way.

Holy Communion session at St Mark’s Parish Agulu

Rev’D  Dr Nweke requested for support from public spirited individuals on the needs of the Church as their Church building and Vicarage are yet to be completed, even as he said the Church needs an evangelical bus as well as modern church office equipment. He can be reached on 08037418752.

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Nneora Glory N. Nweke right at St Mark’s Anglican Church, Agulu
Choir members of St Mark’s Anglican Church Agulu
Gospel Band group of St Mark’s Anglican Church Agulu
Cross section of worshipers at St Mark’s Agulu
St Mark’s Agulu members
Cross section of Congregation at St Mark’s Agulu
Church Teacher conducting service at St Mark’s Anglican Parish Agulu

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