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Moro congratulates prelate-elect

By Egbe Attah

The Senator Representing Benue South Senatorial District, Senator Abba Moro, has congratulated Archbishop Oliver Abah on his emergence as Prelate-Elect, Methodist Church Nigeria.

Archbishop Abah, a native of Otukpa in Ogbadibo Local Government of Benue State defeated the Most Rev. Amos Akindeko of Ogun Archdiocese in a keenly-contested election with 90 votes against 87 to emerge winner.

A statement by Moro’s Special Assistant on Print and Electronic Media, Ameh Godwin, says his principal “believes that Archbishop Abah’s emergence is a testament of his dedication, service to God and humanity.”

According to the statement, the senator believes that such a position comes with huge responsibilities and therefore, urged the prelate-elect to continue to live a life of “open hearts, open minds and open doors,” which is the watchword of the Methodist Church.

The lawmaker also urged the cleric to continue to intercede for Benue South, Benue State and the nation at large to come out of her present challenges, while wishing him success in his new office.

The Voice gathered that the prelate-elect, who until his election was the Methodist Archbishop of Benue, is the first person from northern Nigeria to attain such position in Methodist Church in Nigeria.

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