By Ene Asuquo
The Leader of Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu, says he 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.
In a press statements dated December 27, 2022 and sign by the spokesman of the Brotherhood of the cross and star, The Patriarch, Christ Shepherd Amah M Williams on behalf of the Leader said,
” 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.”
The statement added further that,”more than six decades, this City has hosted Brotherhood of the Cross and Star and all our activities. Therefore, 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.”
Maintaining that His Holiness Olumba Olumba Obu would continue to support efforts to stabilize those affected and their families.