Against the upcoming 2019 elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chapter in Enugu State has declared a seven days prayer and fast for its state residents and party members.


The party disclosed that the reason for fixing a fast was for a peaceful, transparent and violent-free elections in the state.


This was made known by the Director General of Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Campaign Organization on Thursday.


“In keeping with our tradition of entrusting the affairs of the state to the hands of God, we passionately call on residents of the state to join us as we observe one week of prayers and fast.


“This is for peaceful, transparent and violence-free elections in 2019 which Enugu State is known for.


“We also urge them to pray for issue-based, smooth and successful campaigns in the state,” he said.


Meanwhile the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that campaigns for governorship and state assemblies will commence on Dec. 1 nationwide.