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July 17, 2018

Rochas makes good his threat, demolishes church properties

…  Priests, parishioners lament losses “A voice was heard in Rama lamenting. It is Rachel weeping for her children refusing to be comforted because they are no more” (Jeremiah 31:15). This biblical quotation best describes the scene at Akwakuma in Owerri North Local Government Area, where Governor Rochas Okorocha and his workmen have demolished a significant portion of the Sacred Heart Church, reducing to rubble the multi million Naira ultra modern gate, the Sacred Heart of Jesus Statue and 18 lock-up stores rented out to the poor to help them make a living. The heartless demolition took place at 9 am….