Bishops hold prayer against insecurity, secession in Edo

Worried over the nation’s growing insecurity and secession agitation in some parts of the country, the Metropolitan College of Bishops from Church of God Mission International (CGMI), weekend prayed for God’s intervention

This was just as the clerics disclosed that it is time for the righteous to takeover leadership positions in accordance with divine mandate for service.

The group said the spiritual exercise was convened to intercede on behalf of Nigerians and Nigeria as a result of the frightening security situation in the country.

The intercessory prayers held at the Benin national museum ground located at the King square in Edo State was led by Bishop Feb Idahosa, son of late Archbishop Benson Idahosa.

Idahosa said: “our nation, Nigeria is under threat as a result of Insurgency and insecurity to life and property.

“We know that the spiritual controls the physical and time is of the essence. we are here to seek devine intervention for mercy upon our Land and people.

” Nigerians dreams for greatness must be realised through fervent prayers

“Our ethnic diversity and our human and material resources in Nigeria
should be a blessing not a curse,” Idahosa said.

Also speaking, Reverend Odemwingie Okundaye, predicted that Nigeria situation would be worse than former Yugoslavia and Somalia in terms of economic and political stability if the nation was allowed to drift further and divide.

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