Odumeje apologizes to Pericoma family and Arondizuogu

Odumeje apologizes to Pericoma family

Odumeje apologizes to Pericoma family

Odumeje apologizes to Pericoma family and Arondizuogu for statements he made against the culture of the Arondizuogu people and beliefs of Pericoma family

The controversial Prophet, Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere Odumeje has apologized to the peoples of Arondizuogu and Awka for his comments, 9jatalkative reports

Odumeje who has been on the headlines recently after he was publicly denied by Nigerian Actor, zubby Michael earlier last month

The controversial Prophet also had native doctors coming out to lay curses on him after his demeaning statements against them

Prophet Odumeje also publicly called out the family of Pericoma over their beliefs and traditional practices but he has now apologised

9jatalkative reports that he also apologized to the Pericoma family after being threatened by the family for his statements on their beliefs

Prophet Odumeje had appeared in separate viral videos condemning the practices of the people of Arondizuogu as well as the Pericoma family

He also launched a direct verbal attack at the late Pericoma family, whom he described as a local one with fetish beliefs.

Odumeje described the popular Awka masquerade festival, Egwu Imo Awka as being fetish and a means of worshiping monkeys, which is the symbol of their local gods

But in a new statement released on Saturday by the pastor himself, Ohanaemere chukwuemeka described the people of both communities as lovers of peace

Prophet Odumeje also revealed that he has been in communication and have also had fellowship in his church with the families over the years.

He however said the experience had taught him that any unchecked statements with divisive tendencies need to be observed

Odumeje apologizes to Pericoma family and Arondizuogu
The Pericoma family

In the statement of apology as Odumeje apologizes to Pericoma family, the statement read as follows;

“My attention has been drawn to the publications on social media over the alleged face-off between me and the good people of Awka and Arondizuogu communities in Anambra and Imo state respectively.”

“In the said posts, I was potrayed as declaring war on the people of these communities and their respective traditional festivals and beliefs”

“It was also alleged that I had vowed to destroy Imo-Awka festival and put a stop to the Ikeji festival of Arondizuogu.”

“Consequently, upon the above, I wish to acknowledge that the people of Awka and Arondizuogu Communities are peace lovers”

“I have over the years come to share fellowship and service in church with a great number of them.”

“These two communities and their renouned indegenes have been known and recognised as major contributors to the development of their states, Igboland and the nation at large.”

“Awka and Arondizuogu communities have produced great men and women of integrity and pedigree and have always remained at the top of great sons and daughters of Igbo land.”

“Against this backdrop and with every humility as a Servant of the Living God, I sincerely apologise to the great people of these two communities, to the entire people of Igbo land”

“To my Elders for my utterances.I will not make any attempts to justify my statement as even I can see that it is hurtful in all its ramifications.”

“I also want to specially apologize to the family of Mazi Pericomo of Arondizuogu who I understand until his passing was a diligent servant(Evangelist) of God.”

“I apologise and put it on record that this experience has thought me that words that speak any form of divisive conversation amongst our people MUST be checked”

This is a time for unity, love and unwavering support for each other.

“Similarly, I lend my voice to the directives of the federal and state government in observing all the COVID-19 protocols, while waiting on the Lord for the end of the pandemic.”

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