Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor Chief Nyesom Wike said his emergence as Governor of the State is a divine mandate to give Rivers People a new lease of life.
Chief Wike stated this at a one day Widows Prayer Summit and Solemn Assembly at the multipurpose Hall, Civic Centre, Port Harcourt.
Represented by his Deputy, Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Chief Wike assured that the New Rivers State Project is anchored on God and urged believers to continue to pray for the peace, stability and progress of the State against all odds.
“No Matter the challenges, the Covenant of peace will never be broken in Rivers State because Rivers State has been redeemed by God, and so it has crossed over to a new realm.” He affirmed.
The Governor admonished the Widows in the State to remain unwavering in their devotion emphasing that God is the husband of every widow.
Chief Wike commended the founder of TrueVine Women International Outreach for initiating the Widow Prayer Summit and described the programme as a divine call for the total deliverance and victory of Rivers People.
Earlier, Coordinator of the Widows Prayer Summit and founder of TrueVine Women International Outreach, Pastor Mrs. Ene Secondus said the essence of the programme is to pray for Rivers State in particular and the Nation in general.
Mrs. Secondus, who is also the Wife of the Acting National Chairman of PDP expressed optimism that the prayer of the Widows have rekindled hope in the State, adding that the history of Rivers State have been re-written through God’s hand in Wike-led administration.
She charged the Widows to pray for the restoration of the stolen treasures of the State by External forces who are bent on creating problem for the State.
“Rivers State is the trigger point of Nigeria, and its enemies have planned to make it a desolate place.” She asserted.
Highlights of the event were the intercession by Widows representing the 23 LGAs of the State and the handing over of the Governor, his Deputy and the entire State to the Widows and the Saints as a divine project.