The Bishop of Madi and West Nile Diocese Rt Rev. Dr Joel Obetia yesterday appealed to the Christians to work hard inoder to defeat Poverty. Speaking from 2 Thessalonians 3:10, which says "...If a man will not work, he shall not eat.."The Bishop was speaking at the Mary's day Celebration held in Pabbo Parish in Amuru District. Bishop Joel said Northern Uganda is now recovering and so people must work hard in their gardens to get bumpy harvest. He said the land here can grow almost any crop. The Bishop said he is not happy with the many young people from Northern Uganda who are joining security companies instead of working in their gardens. Bishop Joel appealed to the Christians to educate their children well inorder for them to be able to support themselves in future.
Pabbo was the largest Internally Displaced Camps during the insurgency of the Lords Resistance Army and the Government of Yoweri Museveni. The war has left negative impact in the lives of many people and it may take some time for it to disappear.
Bishop Johnson delegated Nelson Onono-Onweng to officiate in the function on his behalf.