… As Gbong Gwom Jos appeals for statewide PVC Registration
Yakubu Busari, Jos
Governor Lalong of Plateau State
His Royal Highness, The Gbong Gwom Jos, Da Gyang Jacob Buba has joined efforts with the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN in calling on the citizens of the state to avail themselves of the ongoing registration of permanent voters card (PVC) by the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, ahead of the February Local Government polls and 2019 general elections.
Speaking at the 3rd Prayer Day, organised by the state government and CAN, the state Chairman, Rev. Dr Soja Bewarang issue warning to all church leaders to make sure its becomes mandatory for all their eligible members to show their PVC on Sunday before they are allowed in for worship.
According to him, this goes to all the head of denominations across the 17 local government areas of Plateau state to reduce outright complaint of malpractices during voting exercise.
He expressed dissatisfaction with people who make hate speeches on social media, especially the use of Facebook to spread wrong information or post false information that is capable of breeching the public peace.
He commended the church leadership for remaining grateful and showing of unity, love and understanding in time of challenges and trial currently going on in the country.
On his part, the Royal father, who is the Chairman of Traditional Rulers in the state, urged the church leadership to continue to pray for those in positions of authority so as to sustain democracy in the country.
He also tasked all eligible youth to take advantage of the INEC ongoing permanent voters card registration to acquire the PVC for them to make the right choice of those who will governed them.
He appealed that the voters card is an essential ingredients of perfecting our democracy and to ensure power return to the people .