Former Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has expressed his deep concerns about the continuous killings and acts of terrorism in Nigeria. ayokinews.com reports
Rochas urged the aggrieved parties involved in the various violence in the country, to put an end to the killings and give peace a chance.
The Senator who’s currently representing Imo West Senatorial district made the the sue for peace during the celebration of his 59th birthday anniversary with the theme: ‘Rochas @ 59: Peaceful Co-existence’, on Sunday.
However, the lawmaker urged all peaceful and law abiding Nigerians to support, cooperate and embrace dialogue with the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led administration for the sake of peace.
Rochas Okorocha stated; “My heart bleeds with the killing of countless Nigerians; the bloodbath in the country is worrisome but it is not over with Nigeria yet as there are better days are ahead.
“I am dedicating this birthday to a united Nigeria, I beg you to pray and support Buhari’s administration to tackle insecurity and restore peace in Nigeria.
“I plead with the clergymen to use the pulpit to preach for the unity of Nigeria. I have enough reason to want the country to break down but this is a time to work for the peace and unity of our dear country.
“I pray for peace to reign among Nigerians, irrespective of the tribe or religion, it is time to come together to defeat this evil, we must remain together as one indivisible nation to make progress”.