Recession: 150,000 Clerics, Christians storm Benin to pray for Nigeria


Economic and social-political issues affecting the well-being of Nigeria are some of the issues to be tackled in prayers by Christian leaders next week in Benin City, Edo State.
President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude will lead an estimated 150,000 Christian clerics and faithful within and outside Nigeria to commit and re-dedicate the affairs of Nigeria into the divine hands of God.
The one week special prayer event christened: “Reigning In Life” will take place at the headquarters of Gospel Light International Ministries-New Covenant Gospel Church, Benin City, from Monday, October 24 to Sunday October 30, 2016.
A press statement issued in Benin City and endorsed by Dr. Felix Omobude stated that notable speakers at the seven days prayer event include immediate past president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, Bishop Mike Okonkwo and Simeon Okah.
Others are: Dr. Reggies Wenyinka, Apostle Lawrence Achudume, Dr. Enock Setima, the host, Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude, amongst other galaxy of clergy men.
Omobude who is also the President General of Gospel Light International Ministries (GLIM), disclosed that the call to prayer event is part of the annual convention of New Covenant Gospel Church, Benin City tagged “Bible Alive Believers’ International Convention (BABIC)”.
The statement stated that special prayers will be offered to God to help Nigeria overcome her pressing needs and problems particularly the challenges of economic recession, terrorism, violent crimes, kidnapping, corruption and other vices.
The PFN President disclosed that it was the desire of God for Nigeria and Nigerians be better so that they can reign in life and enjoy the goodness of God.
“It is our expectation that Nigerians in particular and Nigeria as a whole will witness the Mighty visitation of God during and after the convention as issues bothering on the welfare and safety of this nation as well as her progress and development will be handled in prayers.
“There shall be a harvest of miracles, signs and wonders. We have God’s assurance that the lame shall walk, the blind shall see, the deaf shall hear and the captive set free. There shall be healing galore for all manners of people and the church will be strengthened,” Dr. Omobude added.


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