The Governor of Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo was in attendance of the Anglican Communion Prayer Rally organised by Anglican Communion, Province of the Niger, held at the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra State.
He emphasised that Anambra remains a Christian society, regretting that idolatry practice has become a major threat in the State.
He stressed on the need for Christians in the State to bond together to defeat idolatry practice
The Governor also told the gathering that beyond prayers, there is the need for the church to work together with government to defeat insecurity and other anti social vices plaguing the state.
He explained that the church, the people and the society have roles to play and should all be involved in the war against insecurity.
Aside insecurity, Governor Soludo also assured the gathering that the government was working round the clock to improve the living conditions of the people.
His Grace, the Most Reverend Alexander Ibezim, the Archbishop Province of the Niger and Bishop of Diocese of Awka, said the people are living in perilous times and there is need to watch and pray.
He harped on the need for leaders to be closer to God for divine direction, stressing that human nature cannot please God.
Present at the rally were the Chief of Staff, Mr Ernest Ezeajughi, Chief Protocol, Hon Chinedu Nwoye (Glamour), Head of Service, Barrister Theodora Igwegbe among others.