FG asked to sanction ‘unholy’ petroleum marketers

Anglican Bishop of Egbu Rt. Rev. Geoffrey  Okorafor has described petroleum marketers who hike the price of the commodity as ‘unholy’ and called on the Federal Government to sanction them so as to serve as a deterrent to others.
Interacting with journalists at Bishop’s Court, Egbu recently, the bishop observed the scarcity of petrol has taken its toll on the economy of the country more so in Imo state, regretting that the current experience is the longest Nigeria has had.
He pleaded to the marketers to have a re-think and stop hoarding the commodity, lamenting that the heartless marketers did not only sell  petrol at the exorbitant price  of N250 per litre but also dispensed the commodity at night thus exposing the lives of their compatriots to risk.
And in his first pastoral visit outside the diocesan seat in 2016, Bishop Okorafor recently  held a Eucharistic service at Emmanuel Anglican Church, Umuanyika, Ngor in Ngor-Okpala local government of Imo State.
In his charge, he assured that despite the myriads of problems confronting the nation, that Nigerians would eventually become “overcomers”.
But he counseled Christians to invite Christ into their families as that was a sure way of building happy homes that would be immuned from travails.
He equally posited that trials would come the ways of Christians but that they would prevail because they bore the mark of Jesus Christ in their homes and families.
The high-points of the service were the blessing of the altar table, reading desk and dedication of other structures at the parsonage sponsored by Dr Jossy Nwachukwu who also built and donated the main building.
Among those present were US-based Rev and Mrs James Nwaorgu, Eze (Engr) Federick Nwachukwu, traditional ruler of Ngor, Dr Jossy Nkwocha and others.

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