- Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is confident that God's intervention can help Nigeria overcome its challenges
- The government made the comment while hosting a thanksgiving service in Government House, Asaba
- Governor Okowa urged Deltans and Nigerians to be prayerful and return to God
Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Monday, December 21 urged Nigerians to seek God’s face for a solution to the litany of challenges, especially economic and security, plaguing the country.
A statement by the Delta state government seen by Legit.ng noted that Okowa made the call at a thanksgiving service by him and his family at the Government House Chapel, Asaba.
“There is insecurity in the land and Delta is not an exception but God will continue to intervene.
“The present insecurity in the country is greater than the presidency and the governors; it requires God's intervention, and therefore, we must continue to pray for God to intervene.’’
Some Nigerians joined the governor via social media in thanking God for the year 2020.
Comrade Onome Gabriel wrote:
“2020 has been a tough year but God saw us through. There is a need to give all thanks to our creator and life-giver.’’
“This year has been a tough one. We give God thanks for all he’s been doing for us through this tough year.’’
Ma'azi Obi wrote:
“What a year it has been, especially for me but still, I say thank you God for everything.’’
Kennedy Atevure wrote:
“Thanksgiving is an application for more blessings from God, this is highly commendable.’’
Igweh Jenny wrote:
“It's a wonderful thing to have a governor who so much believe in God. I am proud that you are my governor.’’
Recall that Governor Okowa had on Thursday, November 25 charged religious bodies to embark on intercession for God to intervene in the myriads of challenges bedevilling Nigeria and the global economy.
Governor Okowa made the comment when he received a delegation of the national executive of the Order of the Knights of Saint Mulumba, Nigeria, who paid him a courtesy visit.
Meanwhile, Operation Delta Hawk, a new security outfit floated by the Delta state government to enhance the security of lives and property in the state was recently inaugurated by Governor Okowa.
Governor Okowa said the outfit was a proactive step towards checkmating insecurity in all parts of the state headlong.
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