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2015 Elections: No Position Is Worth Dying For – Uduaghan

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Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has said that no political

office was worth a human life, charging politicians to refrain from

bitterness and violence as they jostle for vantage position ahead of the

2015 general elections
Governor Uduaghan who gave the charge Friday night at Asaba while speaking

at a Special Valentine Day event tagged “An Evening with the First Family”,

informed politicians that power belongs to God, who freely gives it to whom

He pleases.
“It is good to have political ambition, but remember that God gives power

to whom He pleases. If you contest any political position and it did not

work out, accept it as the will of God and God's plan for you. He may have

better plans for you in future”, he stated.
Continuing he said: “No political position is worth dying for and we should

not encourage any person to die for our political aspirations. Remember we

will be held accountable for our actions and inactions in this world when

we die “.
He urged Nigerians especially the political class in the spirit of the

season to show love to one another and refrain from doing harm to others

adding that “if we love one another we will not harm each other either with

physical arms or with our tongues”.
The governor enjoined couples to use the Valentine Day celebration to renew

their marriage vows and love for one another as well as share the blessings

of love as this would bring them closer and make their relationship more

stable.
Also, the Governor used the occasion to urge Nigerians to be involved in

one form of physical exercise or another so as to keep fit and healthy

stressing that healthy family units means a healthy society.

Earlier Deaconess Roli Nere Uduaghan, Delta State First lady and organiser

of the programme said that the event was put together for couples to

appreciate and share the blessings of love of God on this special day.

She used the occasion to invite the persons present to participate in a

Keep Fit exercise tagged “A Walk for Life” .
Highlights of the ceremony were a brief exhortation by Rev. DR. Udi on the

topic “Where Will You Spend Eternity”, comedy shows, drama piece and dance

by the First couple and a plethora of dignitaries present.