Bloody Bikers’ Carnival 2022 : Leader of Brotherhood of the Cross and Star reacts

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Following the unfortunate Tuesday incident during the Bikers’ Carnival at the Carnival Calabar 2022 celebration where 7 persons have lost their lives and 29 sustained numerous injuries, the Leadership of the Brotherhood of the Cross Star, BCS His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu has reacted.

Obu who expressed concern and sympathy over the development extended his prayers and willingness to support the state government as well as those affected.

In a statement signed by the Spokesman of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, the Patriarch, Christ Shepherd Amah M. Williams, said ‘The Leader of Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu, the King of kings and the Lord of lords received with deep concern and sympathy, the news of the tragic incident of yesterday that resulted in the loss of lives and several others injured during the Calabar Bikers’ Carnival.

‘It is a deep tragedy beyond comprehension for those involved. His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu therefore extends His Perfect Peace that calms every situation to the friends and families of the victim and heartfelt condolence to the Government and good people of Cross River State. He has assured Nigeria and the People of Cross River State of God’s divine protection and provision as the challenges being faced today in the country shall all pass away. He urged Nigerians to continue to live in peace and love especially as the entire Christendom celebrate the birth of Christ on whose shoulders mankind rode to salvation.’

While noting that ‘For more than six decades, this City has hosted Brotherhood of the Cross and Star and all our activities’, Williams informed that, ‘together with the Government of Cross River State, the Calabar Community and the good people of Cross River State, the thoughts and prayers of all members of BCS are with the victims and the injured.’

Williams on behalf of His Holiness Leader Olumba Olumba Obu pledged the continued ‘efforts to stabilise those affected and their families.’

 

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