The comment by Catholic priest, Rev. father Ejike Mbaka describing Presidential candidate Peter Obi as a stingy man has continued to stir reactions.Mbaka had during his latest ministration at the Adoration ministry in Enugu State stated that unless Obi seeks God’s forgiveness he cannot be Nigeria’s presidentAccording to him, it’s better to have an old man as Nigeria’s next president, than a ‘stingy man’.Popular Instagram celebrity, Pascal Okechukwu, known as Cubana Chiefpriest, reacting to Mbaka’s statement, urged Nigerians to get their PVCs, adding that the Holy Spirit does not vote.Alongside a picture of Father Mbaka on his Instagram page, Cubana wrote: “Mr. Money with the vibes right now. No sleep, wake up, collect your money.“Please get your PVC, Holy Spirit no Dey vote.”Meanwhile, the Catholic Church has dissociated itself from Mbaka’s political comments.The Auxiliary Bishop of Enugu, Rev Ernest Obodo, in a statement on Thursday said Mbaka’s inflammatory political comments were divisive and contravened the Canon Law which prohibits anyone from illegitimately harming the good name of a person.
The death toll from Russia’s overnight strikes in the Odesa region has risen to 20, Ukraine’s emergency services have said.