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    Posted July 18, 2014 by
    Jos, Nigeria, Nigeria
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    A member of the Nigerian National Assembly, Hon. Emmanuel Lokji Go’ar has said that for any development to thrive there must be a close synergy between government and the church.

    He said this in view of the administrative antecedence of the Church, which saw it modeling, leadership long before the present political administration during a courtesy visit to the Archbishop of the newly founded Pankshin Catholic Archdiocese.

    Go’ar, who represents Pankshin – Kanke – Kanam in the House of Representatives’ and is equally the House Committee Chairman on Information pleaded for the prayers and support of the church to enable government deliver on its mandate and pledged to do his best to attract development to the constituency.

    Announcing a donation of a mass-carrier bus to the Archdiocese, the reps member challenged politicians to support the gospel by donating generously to the church.

    He however sued for the support of the electorate towards actualizing his goal of extending his service to the entire Central Senatorial Zone come 2015.

    In his remarks, the Catholic Archbishop of the newly created Pankshin Diocese, the Most Rev. (Dr.) Michael Gobal, emphasized the need for politicians to always give back to the people what they have benefitted.

    He commended Hon. Go’ar for his passion for the grassroots and Church development and charged other politicians to emulate him.

    Pledging the continued support of the church to those in government, the cleric cautioned against the politics of sectionalism.

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