By Ononye VC
An All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Chieftain and Senior Special Assistant to Gov Willie Obiano on Local Govt matters,Hon Ikem Moedu,has called on politicians to beckon and embrace God if the current volatile situation of violence will stop in Anambra State.
Hon Moedu while exchanging views with Trinitas on the escalating violence in the state during the Onitsha Archdiocesan Day With Mary,urged the political class to focus more on God instead of fighting and killing one another in a world that would accommodate everyone.
According to him, there’s need for soul searching, fervent prayers,attitudinal change and total engagement with God for things to turn around in Nigeria.
On the status of the Legion of Mary,Hon Moedu who is a staunch member of the Legion of Mary,described members of the Legion of Mary as Soldiers of Mary.
According to him,after the clergy and religious,it is the Marian Societies who go from house to house for evangelization.
He disclosed that members of the Legion embark on hospital visitation and encourage little children at the Junior Presidium where they are taught about Virgin Mary.
Hon Moedu listed some of vibrant societies under the Legion of Mary to include,Immaculate Heart of Mary,Perpetual Help,St Philomena society and Mariam Movement of Priests.
Others are,Blue Army Society,Block Rosary Crusade, Confraternity of Holy Rosary,Mary League among others.
Hon Moedu commended the Archbishop of Onitsha,Most Rev Valerian Okeke for his support to all the groups.

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