By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the present economic recession in the country will not arrest development in the state because the state is special in God’s agenda.Speaking at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt during the “Connected in Rivers” Special Crusade of the Deeper Life Christian Ministry hosted by Pastor William Kumuyi, Governor Wike said: “I know we have a problem in the country.
“But I can tell you that Rivers State will not see that problem. This state is a special state for God.”
He said since the first crusade held by Pastor William Kumuyi for the state, the security situation in the state has continued to improve in line with the cleric’s declaration.
“Let me tell our father in the Lord, since your last crusade, many things have improved in the state. As governor, I have first hand information on these improvements “, Governor Wike said.
The governor said that with continued prayers, Rivers State will permanently develop for the good of the people.
“We require the prayers of our spiritual fathers like Pastor William Kumuyi. With prayers, Rivers State will continue to see peace and development “, he said.
He thanked the General Superintendent of Deeper Life Ministry for making the programme a monthly affair.
“Every member of the State Executive Council, every political appointee has no choice but to participate in this programme “, Governor Wike said.
The General Superintendent of Deeper Life Christian Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi proclaimed that God’s grace and blessing are resting on Rivers State.
He said the October programme will make Rivers the state of the People’s dreams and desires.
He said: “There will be peace in the state. There be security and prosperity in the state”
Over 70000 Christian faithful witnessed the crusade at the Main Bowl and training fields of the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.