RSG Declares Three-Day Prayer / Fasting For 2019 Polls

585

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has recalled three suspended members of the State Executive Council.
The Rivers State Executive Council has approved a three-day special prayer and fasting for residents of the state.According to the statement the approval was given at the State Executive Council meeting last Wednesday.
The Secretary to the State Government, Chief Kenneth Kobani said, the prayer and fasting would commence on Wednesday January 16th and climax on Friday, January 18th 2019, between 9am and 12 noon each day.
The statement said Obi Wali Internaitonal Conference Hall would be used each day as venue for the programme.
In a statement signed by the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Chief Kenneth Kobani last Wednesday named the affected commissioners as Hon. Boma Iyaya, Hon Commisisoner, Ministry of Sports; Hon Ibinabo Michael West, Hon Commissioner of Transport and Prof Kaniye Ebeku, Hon Commissioner Water Resources and Rural Development,
The statement enjoined all members of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), all Christian faithful, lovers of Rivers State, resident indigenes and non-indigenes and genuine church members to participate in the prayer and fasting programme to ensure peace and credible election is conducted in Rivers State.
In a statement issued from the office of the Secretary to the State Government stated that the three-day programme is organised to bring peace to Rivers State during the forthcoming general elections.

Susan Serekara-Nwikhana