Governor Okowa pleads with religious bodies to intercede on behalf of Nigeria

Governor Okowa pleads with religious bodies to intercede on behalf of Nigeria

Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, November 25 charged religious bodies to embark on intercession for God to intervene in the myriads of challenges bedevilling Nigeria and the global economy. According to a press statement from Delta government, Governor Okowa made the comment when he received a delegation of the national executive of

Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, November 25 charged religious bodies to embark on intercession for God to intervene in the myriads of challenges bedevilling Nigeria and the global economy.

According to a press statement from Delta government, Governor Okowa made the comment when he received a delegation of the national executive of the Order of the Knights of Saint Mulumba in Nigeria, who paid him a courtesy visit.

Governor Okowa said that a lot of support was needed from the Christian bodies in tackling the problems of insecurity, unemployment, poverty, coronavirus pandemic and recession which, he said, needed prayers for God to reverse the ugly trend.

Zoning agreement should be respected in 2023 According to him, the present economic downturn in the country was due to the second wave of COVID-19 which he said has negatively impacted on the global economy, adding that there was a need for everybody to obey all protocols that would curtail the spread of the virus.

Governor Okowa is confident that prayers will change a lot of things in Nigeria.

Spend less on the Internet! He added: “I also believe that as we discuss issues around COVID-19, we should pray for our nation, Nigeria.

“We believe that spiritual impact on our nation is actually required to take us out of where we are and the more we begin to know our God and rely on Him, the more our people get to realise that we must be our brothers’ keepers as God has instructed us to love our neighbours as ourselves.

”Earlier, the leader of the delegation and Supreme Knight, Order of the Knight of Saint Mulumba, Nigeria, Sir Diamond Ovueraye said that they were in the state for the 41st annual convention of the Order.

My administration committed to high standard in customary law process, says Gov Okowa Sir Ovueraye said that the five-day programme would enable them to deliberate on issues of poverty, insecurity, unemployment and senseless killing of innocent citizens.

He added that intensive prayers would be offered to God to heal the wounds in the country, pointing out that Nigerians should look up to God for answers to their problems.

Recall that Governor Okowa recently identified rising insecurity, poor power supply as the bane of industrialisation and economic growth in Nigeria.

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