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Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey  Okorafor has advised all outgoing governors of the various States to avoid looting of the finances of their respective governments Bishop Okorafor who gave the advice during a Eucharistic service of confirmation, admission and induction for Emekuku Parish at St Stephen's Anglican Church , Emekuku in Owerri North LGA, Imo State said the call has become necessary to avoid the depletion of the resources of the States before the expiration of these outgoing governments.

Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Egbu, Rt. Rev. Geoffrey  Okorafor has advised all outgoing governors of the various States to avoid looting of the finances of their respective governments Bishop Okorafor who gave the advice during a Eucharistic service of confirmation, admission and induction for Emekuku Parish at St Stephen's Anglican Church , Emekuku in Owerri North LGA, Imo State said the call has become necessary to avoid the depletion of the resources of the States before the expiration of these outgoing governments.


A release by George Best Okoroh, Diocesan Communicator/Press Secretary and made available to Nigeria Moment disclosed that the cleric said the State assets should include both moveable and non movable property of governments. Bishop Okorafor who was particularly irked over the allegations that some outgoing governors have started looting the treasury ahead of the May 29 inauguration date, maintaining that these were misnomers and obviously nefarious practice which should not be allowed to stand.
He therefore urged the outgoing governors to prepare a level playing ground for their successors, reminding them that they belong to the State and would be remembered either for their good works or otherwise. The Bishop also cautioned against incidents of avoidable deaths especially of innocent youths by the security agencies, the Nigeria Police, armed robbers, kidnapper, citing the case of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) graduate and House Officer, Stephen Urueye, who was stabbed to death, insisting that the spat of killings in the country was alarming and unacceptable. He called on the Inspector General of Police(IGP) and his operatives in the Nigerian Police Force to review the operations of its rank and file in order to check the killings in the land. To the congregation, he enjoined them to refrain from taking God for granted for  it is a great thing to fall into the hands of God he stressed. He noted that the respect man has for their fellow human beings has more value than that to God. He cited various instances when man had placed more premium to secular issues and cautioned that such attitude should not be found in the life of Christians. He said they need he very careful so that they were not identified as habitual late comers. 
Earlier in his sermon the Bishop's Chaplain, Rev. Progress Okoroafor charged all faithful to make their ways right with God.While expressing pains that sin had always created a barrier between them and God urged for repentance and coming over to God. He said they should embrace His new covenant sealed in the blood of Jesus Christ. He also explained that by this new covenant faithful were able to have true access to God in order to commune with Him. Rev Okoroafor enjoined them to jettison all old things in their lives, while they refrain and put away all things that would bring them under curse and the law .
He regretted that turnout of the congregation was not encouraging considering the fact that confirmation services were Parish services held bi-annually, stressing that it was indicative they were not assimilating the Gospel message preached to them

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