Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has admonished christians not to relent in praying for peace, security and good governance in the country.
Addressing a congregation of Christain faithful at the special church service to mark the close of the National Convention of God’s Own Revolutionary Church, Agbor, in Ika South local government area, Senator Okowa said he would continue to do things pleasing to God.
The Governor, represented by his Special Adviser on Community and Rural Development, Honourable Emmanuel Okoro, commended the Christian Community in the state for their support.
He said as a devout Christian, he recognized the place of prayer and true service to God and humanity, assuring that he would never be found wanting in that regard.
Senator Okowa congratulated the General Overseer of God’s Own Revolutionary Church, Agbor, Reverend Oke Akokotu and members of the church on a successful national convention and enjoined them to practicalize all that was discussed to advance the work of God.
The Governor said his administration was committed to surpassing the achievements recorded during his first tenure as Governor of Delta State, stressing that his second tenure would witness greater development.
The Bible lesson from the book of Psalms was read by the state Commissioner for Water Resources Development, Honourable Martins Okonta who was represented by Comrade Amayo Jacob.
In a sermon, the Guest Preacher, Bishop Dave Etowel, said devil had no dwelling place in the lives of true believers. Bishop Etowel said many people knew certain challenges they faced in life even before they started, stressing that with God no form of satanic manipulation against children of God could last forever.
He urged Christians to make fasting and prayer their life style, maintaining that Christianity was more interesting with the manifestation of good things in life as a result of one’s communion with God.
The General Overseer of God’s Own Revolutionary Church, Agbor, Reverend Oke Akokotu, said he was unrelenting in his vision and commitments to winning more souls for God.
The ceremony featured choir ministrations and performances from the various branches of the church across the state.