Church of Christ condemns violence, prays for peace

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A Clergy Of Choma Central Church Of Christ has condemned the violent activities perpetuated by some political parties during the campaigns for the January 20 presidential election across the country.

Choma Central Church Of Christ Deacon Charles Syazilo said presidential candidates and their political parties should ensure that their supports stop engaging in any form of violence or provocative activities.

Deacon Syazilo in a prayer for the Nation said political parties and their members should campaign peacefully.

Deacon Syazilo further called for peaceful and corruption free elections saying people should uphold the love and tolerance towards one another especially that they live in Christian nation.

He said Zambia is a democratic country hence the rule of law should be respected to allow voters to exercise their free will when choosing the candidates of their own choice.

Deacon Syazilo further urged all political parties to refrain from any form of violence that will affect the electorate from making informed decisions.

Deacon Syazilo said this during the Church`s special prayer request for the Nation as it goes ahead Of the forthcoming Presidential By Elections said that there was need for peace and unity to continue prevailing in the country during campaigns and elections.

Deacon Syazilo also encouraged members to participate in the forthcoming elections because the role and importance of the church in voter education cannot be underestimated.

He said Church Of Christ members will continue praying yo God for the country to have peaceful elections.


2 Responses to Church of Christ condemns violence, prays for peace

  1. Well spoken ba Deacon

    January 15, 2015 at 6:41 am

  2. Amen! Thank you so much for the encouraging words.

    January 15, 2015 at 7:47 am

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