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|Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by Nobody: 1:40pm On Sep 06|
Divided Anambra: Gov Obi’s Legacy
26 September 2013
Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State will leave office next March,......He will unfortunately be leaving a state more divided than when he assumed office.
The bad news is that Anambra’s homogeneity and unity, which have been a remarkable pillar of the people’s progress for several decades, are now heavily threatened—thanks to Obi’s emergence as governor. Once known as “home for all” in the footsteps of Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe who was Nigeria’s very accommodating first president, the state now provides the worst theatre of sectarian politics. Catholics and Anglicans are embroiled in politics of supremacy. Realizing that Catholics are in the majority in the state but the state chief executives have hardly come from within their fold, Obi has persistently played on the fear of domination. He has thus dragged so many priests and religious into the murky waters of Nigerian electoral politics. Yet, the Vatican has since the pontificate of John Paul 11 banned priests and religious from politics. Obi has manipulated the fact that a member of his family is a priest and another a nun to portray himself as pious. The governor habitually says the Rosary and other uniquely Catholic prayers in public places so as to grab attention.
May God forbid that Anambra may well be on the way to becoming Africa’s Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is where Catholics and Anglicans have for several decades engaged one another in a fight to the finish, and until the signing of the Good Friday Agreement on April 10, 1998, in Belfast, the relationship between Unionists and Republicans was very hostile, with the Irish Republican Army (IRA) launching attacks against British interests and the state. It will be most unfortunate if any person should, for whatever reason, return Anambra State to the awful days of debilitating sectarian politics in Igboland when Catholics and Protestants were at each other’s throats. The Catholic faith was introduced in Eastern Nigeria about 127 years ago by priests from Ireland, a country which waged a long and painful nationalist war against British imperialism. The Anglican faith, on the other hand, was introduced from the United Kingdom. It is easy now to see that the Catholic and Anglican priests took their nationalist war from their home countries to Eastern Nigeria.
To end the increasing religious cauldron in the East, Ukpabi Asika, then the East Central State administrator, decided in 1970 to take over schools built by Christian missions which he believed were serving as vehicles for religious intolerance. We deeply regret that Governor Obi does not care taking Anambra to the pre-1970 era in a desperate attempt to enjoy the support of the church with the larger number of followers.
Admittedly, Obi’s parochial politics should not have come to serious-minded people as a surprise. No sooner had he assumed office as Anambra State governor than he signalled he would play politics of divide and rule. In an effort to de-legitimise the government of his predecessor, Dr Chris Ngige, Governor Obi started the propaganda that all the roads Ngige built for the three years he was in office were in his native Idemili area. The governor knew very well that this was far from the truth, but he stuck to it. The whole idea was to set up the Idemili people against the rest of the state. It failed.
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by Jflex07(m): 1:42pm On Sep 06|
Tinubu newspaper again.. Una go wail tire
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by Nobody: 1:44pm On Sep 06|
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by idomalord: 2:09pm On Sep 06|
God bless the incoming president of Nigeria,
President Peter Obi and his vice
Despite the powers of darkness that stood against him ,even some in nairaland sef,
We appreciate God as we c him becoming president.
And may all d idiots that stood against him live long so that they shall watch him reign and also enjoy his rule
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by Dynasty102: 3:04pm On Sep 06|
Normally Apc should be listing Buharis various achievements in all the sectors for the past 8yrs and use it for campaigns, but just look out what they've reduced themselves to...
One day they will tell us how obi denied his wife sex and refused to eat her food so because of that he can't be the president
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by M4A1carbine: 3:06pm On Sep 06|
He even showed Tinubu ..how to be a Muslim by Day a WIZARD by Night!
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by Tochi3(m): 3:06pm On Sep 06|
80% of akara and Suya sellers use it to sell their akara and suya...
The most useless tissuepaper in Nigeria currently
|Re: Peter Obi Division Of Anambra State Into Catholic Vs Anglican by Arysexy(m): 3:16pm On Sep 06|
Agbado urchins can only thrive on bigotry and religious sentiment.
Fake ass ppl.
Ask them which denomination is Chinwoke Mbadinuju.
Ask them who the current Deputy Governor is, blood brother of the current Anglican Bishop of Awka.
The same Obi whom a Catholic priest Fr Mbaka has attacked severally. Tinubu tissue paper keep crying.
They thought as people reject their Muslim Muslim ticket, they can conjure non existent sentiment against Obi.
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