COVID-19: Physically challenged persons pray for Okowa, others




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By Obojeghren

Abavo (Delta) – Ika South Chapter Members Joint National Association Persons Living with Disabilities (MJNAPLD), on Thursday in Abavo Delta, held intercessory prayers for family of Gov. , who tested positive for Coronavirus (-19).

Others joined in the prayers for quick recovery were the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Chiedu Ebie and the State Commissioner for , Mr Charles Aniagwu.

Mr John Paul, the Ika South Local Government Area chapter Chairman told newsmen that the prayer had become necessary to invite God into the matter.

According to him, it is heartbreaking news that even the daughter the governor tested positive for -19 alongside other officials the government.

He said that the prayer was for the quick recovery the affected persons, who they described as good leaders.

He said God would hear their prayers and that the officials would come out the grip of the pandemic strong and in good as the challenge was not unto death.

He explained that as persons with disabilities, they believe that God can heal every sickness.

“We do not have anything to give to our amiable governor, the SSG and the Commissioner for , than to offer our prayers to God on their behalf.

“They deserve our prayers because they are good leaders that have shown us love and care.

‘ ‘We have prayed and declared that by His mercies, our affected leaders among other -19 in Anioma, Delta State, Nigeria and the world at large, are healed,” he said.

Meanwhile, the chairman used the medium to encourage citizens to adhere to the and state government’s directives against the spread of the virus.

The prayers, which were conducted by Joseph Igbodo of the Divine Faith Deliverance International, Agbor, declared God’s healing upon them.
(NAN)