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CAN cautions politicians in Imo against politics of calumny

2015-03-13 10:43
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and presidential candidate of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) embraces leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari during a conference to promote non-violence att ~ STRINGER

Owerri - Bishop Stanford Nwogu,  the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Imo, has cautioned politicians in the state against instigating crises during their campaigns.

The clergyman, who gave the advice on Thursday in Owerri during an interview, expressed concern over politics of calumny being played by politicians in the state.

Nwogu described Imo as 'a place where desperate politicians are all over the place, ready to do anything to grab power'.

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"Power comes from God; therefore politicians must do what they can do and allow God to decide.

"Killing fellow human beings and instigating crises are completely unacceptable by CAN.

"Politicians must therefore be very careful in order not to attract the wrath God," he said.

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