BY Pat PA Okon
THE Rivers State Chief Executive, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) to continue to advocate for Justice, Equity and Righteousness in our land.
Governor Wike stated this during the End of year Revival/Banquet of the Rivers State Chapter of PFN at the Royal House of Grace International Church in Port Harcourt.
Represented by his Deputy Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo the Governor urged Ministers of God to pray for the Government of Rivers State to continue to rest on the shoulders of our lord Jesus Christ.
In a press statement signed by the Head of Press Unit,Deputy Governor’s Office, Port Harcourt, Mr. Owupele Benebo, the Governor said his Administration is committed to supporting the clergy to ensure that the gospel continues to remain vibrant, stressing that a Board of Trustee is to be set up to manage the funds meant to support ministers of God serving in rural areas in a bid to take the gospel to all nooks and crannies of the State.
While expressing gratitude to the PFN for finding him worthy to receive the Theophilus Award, he reiterated his Government’s commitments to implement Christian Pilgrimage and also promised to complete the PFN Secretariat in D/line which was started by former Governor Dauda Musa Komo.
In his remarks Pastor David Ibiyeomie urged Ministers of God to demonstrate their love for God by investing hugely in kingdom activities, noting that the Almighty God demonstrated His love for mankind by giving His only begotten son to die for the salvation of man.
In his address the State Chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria Apostle Zilly Aggrey expressed the need for Christians to focus more on the spirit and how to save lost souls.
He thanked Governor Wike for all his contributions and love towards the church of Christ noting that the PFN conferred the Theophilus Award on the Governor in recognition of his friendliness to the Fellowship and commitment to God’s cause.