PFN charges members to vote for candidate who will end killings


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The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria has urged charged its members to vote for a candidate who regards the values the organisation stands for.

The 40 million-strong PFN noted that members should vote for a candidate who is committed to ending wanton killings across the country It added that best choice would be a candidate who would not use its power to control state institutions such as the Independent National Electoral Commission, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the police.

The charge was contained in a statement released on Friday signed by the PFN’s National President and National Secretary, Revd Felix Omobude and Dr Emmanuel Kure respectively.

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The statement, titled, ‘PFN’s benchmark for an electable presidential/gubernatorial candidates for good governance’, reads, “The over 40 million Pentecostals in Nigeria affirm our values and commitment to the prosperity and peace of our dear nation. As basis for engagement, we ask all Pentecostals in Nigeria to vote our values which are hereunder stated:

“A Nigeria where her citizens are free to live anywhere within the country, do their business and practise their faith without let or hindrance.

“The elimination or drastic reduction in the killings that have overtaken the country in the past. A government that can secure the lives and property of all her citizens as enshrined in the constitution.”

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