The Governor of Rivers State, Barr, Nyesom Wike, has urged christian leaders in the state to be disciplined and considerate when carrying out church activities.
The Governor stated this when he received in attendance church leaders from the Niger Delta region in Port-Harcourt as he enjoined them not to allow their programmes impede the day to day activities of the people.
According to him, the church is the example of discipline, therefore, it should be seen in that light.
He said the idea of holding programmes that spill over to block government roads without approval should be discouraged.
He proposed the inclusion of traffic department in churches and asked the clerics to consent the government before holding a programme to ensure prompt awareness of the public.
“God didn’t say that if we have a church we should not organise ourselves, we must (and) part of it is to obey rules.
“It is good that government should let you know that we are willing to partner with you but we should also obey simple rules,” he said.