An Onitsha-primarily based totally cleric, Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere popularly called Odumeje, has apologised to human beings of Awka, Anambra kingdom capital over alleged chance to wreck their pageant, called Imo-Awka.
The arguable cleric additionally tendered unreserved apology to the human beings of Arondizuogu in Imo kingdom for allegedly vowing to place a prevent to the Ikeji pageant of the community.
In a assertion on Monday, Odumeje defined the human beings of each groups as peace- loving, who he claimed to have regarded and shared fellowship in his church through the years. He but stated the revel in had idea him that ungaurded utterances with divisive inclinations had to be checked.
The assertion partially reads: “My interest has been interested in the courses on social media over the alleged face-off among me and the coolest human beings of Awka and Arondizuogu Clcommunities in Anambra and Imo kingdom respectively.
“In the stated posts, I became potrayed as putting forward strugglefare at the human beings of those groups and their respective conventional fairs and beliefs, It became additionally alleged that I had vowed to wreck Imo-Awka pageant and positioned a prevent to the Ikeji pageant of Arondizuogu.
“Consequently, upon the above, I want to renowned that the human beings of Awka and Arondizuogu Communities are peace loving and I even have through the years come to proportion fellowship and carrier in church with a wonderful range of them.
“Awka and Arondizuogu groups have produced wonderful women and men of integrity and pedigree and feature usually remained on the pinnacle of wonderful little children of Igbo land.
“Against this backdrop and with each humility as a Servant of the Living God, I surely apologise to the wonderful human beings of those groups, to the whole human beings of Igbo land and to my elders for my utterances.
This is a time for unity, love and unwavering help for every other. “Similarly, I lend my voice to the directives of the federal and kingdom authorities in looking at all of the COVID-19 protocols, at the same time as ready at the Lord for the quit of the pandemic.”