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Gowon leads prayer rally in Umuahia to welcome Otti’s administation





Arrangements have already been made for a one-day national prayer rally in Umuahia, Abia State capital tagged: “When the Righteous Are In Authority” being organized by a non-governmental organization, Nigeria Prays.

The rally by Nigeria Prays is  a pet project of former Head of State, Gen Dr. Yakubu Gowon.


The rally will hold at the Master’s Vessel Church, Umuahia on Sunday, April 23, 2023, according to a release by the Abia State Coordinator of Nigeria Prays, Apostle Chuks Alozie.

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The Nigeria Prays Coordinator named the host minister of the rally as Pastor Amara Uwaeziozi, President of Masters Vessel Church, adding that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State will serve as chief host.

“There will be choir ministrations from The United Church of Christ (UCC) Choir, Masters Vessel Ministry Choir, and ECWA Township Church Choir amongst other psalmists.

“This prayer ministry of Nigeria Prays has in the past 27 years, severally held its prayer activities across the 36 States of the Federation and Abuja, also at the UK and USA with Nigerians hungry for a New Nigeria.

“This 2023 edition of Nigeria Prays National Prayer Rally in Abia State is hosted on behalf of South East Zone, comprising of Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo, and Abia State. This will be the first National Prayer Rally organized by Nigeria Prays after the just concluded 2023 General Elections”, Alozie said in the release.

He explained that the South East Coordinators of Nigeria Prays expected to join the National Prayer Rally are Anambra – Jeff Nwabueze; Imo – Pastor Adolphus Nnebue; Ebonyi – Evang Ngozi Robinson; Enugu – Prof Onyeisioche Ogu alongside other national officers which will be led by the National Secretary Evang Austin Kemie.

The release, therefore, enjoined Christians, Intercessors and all those wishing and trusting God for a new dimension of Good Governance in Abia State and Nigeria to come out en masse as Dr. Alex Otti, Governor-Elect of Abia State and Emetu Ikechukwu, Deputy Governor-Elect will be specially prayed for, asking God for His guidance, wisdom, and protection towards them as well as soliciting for a smooth takeover of government come 29th May 2023.


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