Jun 22, 2021

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Father Mbaka Speaks on Imo Violence, Says Gov Uzodinma Is Making Expensive Mistakes

– Popular clergyman Father Mbaka commented on his relationship with Imo Governor Uzodinma and recent events in the state

– The cleric said Uzodinma stopped answering his calls and did not take his advice after becoming Imo governor

– Recall that in 2020 Mbaka prophesied that Uzodinma would be sworn in as Imo governor despite losing the 2019 election.

Father Camillus Ejike Mbaka, the Spiritual Director Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma is not answering his calls again.

The popular pastor was the one who prophesied in his 2020 New Year message that Governor Uzodinma would be sworn in as governor despite losing the gubernatorial election to Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The prophecy finally came to pass when the Supreme Court dismissed Ihedioha and declared Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the legally elected governor of Imo State.

Father Mbaka, however, said months after he became governor that Uzodinma was not answering his calls again, although his aim was to advise him on good governance.

He said in a video published by BBC Igbo:

“It’s not that I’m asking for money, it’s that I should advise him on good governance.”

Father Mbaka added that he was sworn in as Imo Governor Uzodinma “did not call to do glory to the Ministry of Worship”

“I don’t know anything more about Governor Hope Uzodinma o.”

The clergyman said that Governor Uzodinma was making expensive mistakes and added that no one could advise him.

According to Father Mbaka are some of the security breaches being experienced in th The state would not have occurred at the moment if the governor had good advisors.

He said the prayer would have contributed to some of the security breaches too prevent.

“This is a year, until the end of four years of what will happen.”

In the past few weeks, Imo state has become the “capital of violence” in the US southeast as unknown armed men burn down police stations, prisons, and kill police officers.

The violence peaked on Saturday April 24th when armed criminals launched an attack on the home of Governor Uzodinma.

The criminals destroyed many properties, including cars in Uzodinma’s Omuma house in the government district of Oru East, and killed three security guards.