Imo PDP declares 7-day fasting for return of Ihedioha as governor
Days after the apex court sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Imo state governor and replaced him with Hope Uzodinma, a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Imo state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has declared a week of fasting and prayer for the return of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of the state.
WITHIN NIGERIA also learnt that the party requested its members in the state to dress in black during the fasting session which will start on Sunday, February 8 and end on Sunday, February 16.
In a statement issued on Saturday, the party’s state secretary, Ray Emeana said that ”all ward executives should request for mass in their local churches and assemble at LGA party secretariats daily at noon for prayers and breaking of fast during this period.
“Prayer point is asking God to intervene and restore the victory of Emeka Ihedioha as the duly elected governor of Imo State.
“We enjoin the Imo people to remain peaceful and prayerful as we await judgment on the review filed by the winner of the governorship election, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha at the supreme court.”