Solomon, Ejime-Udueme advocate for active participation of Christians in politics….

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Christians in Nigeria have been called upon to play active politics and also use their numeric strength to vote for candidates of their choice in the 2023 general elections.

The Senior Political Adviser to the Governor, Rt. Hon Funkekeme Solomon made the call while declaring open a one day media training programme for media directors in the Christian Political Media Forum held in government house Asaba.

Rt. Hon. Solomon Funkekeme

Solomon, who was represented by the Coordinator of the group Evangelist Emeke Eguanimku said the mission of the training was to expose participants to the new trend in the media world and how best to publish facts and not fiction.

He said the Media and Christians are indispensable in any society and advocated the need for them to be truthful,objective and God fearing in their duties.

In a lecture on the one day seminar with the theme, “Importance of the Media and Christians in political evolution”, the Guest Speaker, Mr Ejime Udueme, a media guru, said unity was needed among Christians for them to be able to use their 80 million members in Nigeria to determine who governs them in all elective positions in the country in 2023.

Ejime Udueme

Ejime Udueme, a member of the Delta State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), reminded media practitioners of the need to stick to the ethics of the profession emphasizing that whatever they did could make or mar the forthcoming general elections.

The guest speaker reminded Christians and other Nigerians of the need to arm themselves with their Permanent Voters Card to enable vote for candidates of their choice in the 2023 general election.

Highpoint of the event was question and answer session.