The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), Edo State chapter, on Wednesday, introduced that fasting and prayers will likely be held on Sept. 16, for the conduct of a peaceable election within the state.
The Chairman of the affiliation, Bishop Oyonnude Kure, who tagged the occasion, “The Unbeatable God”, mentioned this whereas briefing newsmen in Benin forward of the governorship election slated for Sept. 19.
Kure mentioned there was the necessity for the heads of blocs and God fearing folks within the state to come back collectively in a single voice to hunt the face of God to keep away from bloodshed and violence.
He added that searching for God’s grace earlier than, throughout and after the election must be emphasised as a result of a peaceable election is important to the future of the residents of the state.
“CAN hereby calls on all church buildings, all pastors, all Christians, all God-fearing and all good folks of Edo for a one-day prayer and fasting for peaceable elections in Edo.
“The prayer service may be very essential and significant to the future of the state.
“All of us in humility and reverence stand in prayers to name on God Almighty for divine intervention in His mercy and Almightiness for peace like a river within the state earlier than, throughout and after elections,” Kure added.
The chief of CAN described the Sept. 19, governorship elections as a really essential second in figuring out the future of the state.
Bishop Kure appealed to the Christians and non-Christians within the state to foster, promote and keep peace within the land, NAN reviews.
He additionally urged them to vote properly and carefully on the day of the election with none worry.