Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that prayers of leading Christian Leaders have been the sustaining force behind Nigeria.
Speaking at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Monday when he received in audience, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Governor Wike said: "If not for the prayers of men of God , what would have happened to Nigeria ".
The governor thanked God for the exploits of the General Overseer of RCCG, noting that he has been a vessel of God used in blessing Nigeria.
He said that his administration is anchored on God while no step is taken without the government seeking the approval of God.
Earlier, General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye said that he was in Rivers State as part of his annual visit to the state to meet with members of the church and pray for the state.
Pastor Adeboye noted that Rivers State has the second largest population of RCCG members in the country. He said that he was always concerned about the well-being of the people of the state.
He prayed: "The Almighty God will let peace reign Supreme in this state. There will be progress and development . Whatever little problem we may still have, God will settle them".
The RCCG General Overseer offered special prayers for the people of Rivers State and the government of the state.
Pastor Adeboye is in Rivers State for the annual meet the members of RCCG January meeting.
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor,
18th January, 2016.
Pictures: From Right: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Monday.
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