- A cleric has warned that the outbreak of Coronavirus in Nigeria is the work of forces of darkness
- Archbishop Julius Ediwe said Nigeria will overcome the Coronavirus pandemic in no distant time
- The cleric also said that Nigerians must keep faith in the word of God because every good and perfect gift is from above
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A Nigerian cleric, Archbishop Julius Ediwe, on Monday, May 11, predicted that Nigeria and the whole world, in general, will overcome the Coronavirus pandemic in no distant time.
The cleric said this while conducting a virtual prayer and fasting conference organized by the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for Peace (NIFROP).
Archbishop Ediwe in a sermon titled “The beginning of the end”, said that all the evil forces behind COVID-19 pandemic are on the verge of been put to shame in Nigeria and other countries.
Ediwe said God revealed to him that the coronavirus pandemic can be likened to Boko Haram war in Nigeria and just like the country defeated the Boko Haram terrorists, Nigeria shall also defeat COVID-19 pandemic.
“I would like to state that just like God delivered victory to Nigeria against the Boko Haram terrorist group, He will also deliver Nigeria from the coronavirus pandemic," Ediwe said.
He urged Nigerians regardless of their religious inclinations to be resolute in prayers in anticipation of the great victory coming.
"The coronavirus pandemic cannot be worse than the Boko Haram war in Nigeria. If God delivers us victory, He has also promised to deliver victory to Nigeria again," the Archbishop said.
He further stated that NIFROP is an organization consists of people from both Christian and Muslim faithful’s that have come under one voice to pray for liberation for Nigeria over the years.
Archbishop Ediwe further charged Nigerians to keep faith in the word of God because every good and perfect gift is from above.
He said: "When we walk through the fire, we will not be burned; the flames will not set us ablaze because God is with Nigeria, and this COVID-19 pandemic too shall pass.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that some clerics had gathered in Abuja, Nigeria's capital city to prayer against the forces planning the destabilization of Nigeria.
The over 500 clerics drawn from various churches across the country said with the present situation of things in the country, prayers and fasting is urgently needed to salvage the nation.
They also said that the prayer and fasting session will give the opportunity to intercede so that Nigeria can be healed.
Also, in the past NIFROP had embarked on a spiritual campaign to defeat the ideology of Boko Haram terrorists.
The religious organisation in a 21-day prayer and fasting canvassed for the unity and peace of Nigeria.
They also called for total support for the military and its leadership in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria.
In other news, a COVID-19 patient identified as Talatu Idris has escaped from an isolation centre in Taraba state.
It was gathered that several measures have been put in place to track the COVID-19 patient who escaped from the NYSC Isolation Centre down.
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