Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, Rivers leaders have proclaimed peace on the state, declaring that the plots of evil doers will not materialise.
The second day of the Special Programme, “Rivers State Prays for Peace”, witnessed the leaders lifting their voices in faith that God will guarantee peace before, during and after the general elections.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led top government officials and other clerics to the second day of the prayer programme organised by the Rivers State Government.
Preaching on the second day of the prayer programme, Anglican Bishop of Evo Diocese, Rt Rev Innocent said when challenges rise up, God expects the right response from the leadership.
He said that when the Church prays, the devil is subdued and his evil agents are disarmed.
Bishop Ordu said that the success of the prayer programme is further guaranteed by the right motive of the Rivers State Governor for calling for the prayers.
The Cleric said when the Church rises in earnest and fervent prayers, God will arise in war to check the evil plans of the wicked against Rivers State.
Apostle Sarah Enoch led the prayers for the security agencies to be impartial for the successful conduct of the general elections .
Praying for peaceful campaign, Rev G. C. Osigbo prayed God to ensure that all political parties solicit for votes without any security infractions or loss of lives.
Venerable Sunday Okpara led the prayers for the Rivers State Executive Council, while Bishop Sunday Iboreme prayed for the Judiciary. Rev Samuel Richard prayed for the Judiciary.
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17th January, 2019.