Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will build an ecumenical centre to Unite all Christian denominations in the state. Also, the governor commended Christians in the state for praying and supporting his administration all through the period of voting and litigation.
Governor Wike spoke at the Government House, Port on Friday when he granted audience to the new Chairman of Rivers State Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Primate Isaac Anyanasikike and the new Methodist Archbishop of Port Harcourt, Most Reverend Sunday Agwu.
Governor Wike approved March 9, 2016 as a day of prayer for the state to be organised by CAN. He also said that the state will hold a rededication service after the rerun elections to commit the state to God.
He said: "Our pledge to build an Ecumenical Centre for Christians will be actualised. This promise is meant to Unite Christians of all denominations ".
The governor approved the request of the Methodist Church of Nigeria to hold a Special Night of Songs on his Supreme Court victory by a special choir. Earlier, Rivers State Chairman of CAN, Primate Isaac Anyanasikike assured the governor of support of Christians in the state. He said Governor Wike has lived up the expectation of the people.
The Archbishop of Methodist Church in Port Harcourt, Most Reverend Sunday Agwu praised the governor for his superlative performance since assuming office.
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