Rivers Rerun : Wike Begs Assemblies Of God Church for prayers


Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on Assemblies Of God Churches in the state  to pray for violence-free rerun  elections  on December 10.

Speaking  during  the 2016 Power Conference of the Northern Rivers District Assemblies of God Nigeria on Sunday  at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium , Port Harcourt, Governor Wike  said that the prayers of the church would help to make  the elections , free and fair .

The governor  noted that it is also necessary  for the church  members  to troop  out to vote  candidates of their choice, saying  that Christians must not stay away from determining  who will be  their representatives .

He said: “I appeal to the Church to pray for peaceful rerun  elections  in  our state. I also call on our people to come out in their numbers  to cast their votes “.

The governor announced  that  the  contract for the construction of the State Ecumenical Centre has been awarded to Julius Berger .

He said that the Ecumenical Create  will serve as a unifying factor for Christians   through the provision ofa a worship that will serve all denominations.

In his sermon , International Evangelist , Rev Uma Ukpai  commended the Governor  for his developmental  strides.

He called on Governor Wike  to continue  to  provide leadership  for the old Eastern Nigeria  for the greater development  of  the  area.


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