The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rocha Okorocha has promised to always make himself available for the work of God both at the state and national level saying that his choice as the governor of the state was indicative that God is always with the people of the State.
Addressing the South East Regional convention of the Methodist Church (Nigeria), held at Methodist College, Ihube, Okigwe local government, the governor urged Christians to always show love and care to the less-priveleged in the society and to embrace God who has continued to embrace man despite his sins.
He promised to assist theMethodistChurchin building her camp ground and to also support the government ofAbiaStatein building the Church’s Civic Camp inAbiaStateprovided such would bring development.
Earlier in his welcome address, the primate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr Sunday Ola Makinde disclosed that the convention is held in commemoration of the 170th Anniversary of Methodism in Nigeria as well as the 50th Anniversary of the autonomy of the Nigerian Church adding that the re-positioning and cultural change have taken the Methodist Church in Nigeria back to her roots and core values of Weselyian aggressive evangelism and discipleship.
In attendance at the convention was a former Military Governor of oldImoState, Major-General Ike Nwachukwu (rtd), who urged Governor Okorocha to do all in his power to develop Okigwe and to work together with the Governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji to bring development to the South East.