By Emma Arubi
WARRI—WITH the approach of the general elections in the country come 2011 and Nigeria’s attainment of the golden age of 50 years come October 1, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Christ Embassy Church has charged Christians to pray for a rancour-free elections, saying that it was their responsibility to intercede for the nation’s fledging democracy and the politicians.
The clergyman made this request yesterday at a press conference held at the Headquarters of the Church in Warri, Delta State, to mark the 2010 Reach Out Nigeria Project of Christ Embassy Church tagged 50 years, 50 smiles, 50 Heroes…Celebrating Hope in the Jubilee.
Pastor Oyakhilome revealed that during the Reach Out Nigeria 2010 celebration in Delta State, partners of Rhapsody of Realities in Warri will execute essential developmental project such as establishing a computer training centre in the Warri prison; supply basic amenities like tables and chairs to some secondary schools; supply exercise books to some primary schools in Warri and Effurun and the build water supply projects in four inner City Mission Communities, namely, Merogun, Mechanic village, Igbudu and Agbassa respectively.
The Reach Out Nigeria Project which started in 2007as a movement orchestrated by the Spirit of God was initiated to ensure the free distribution of the Church daily devotional messenger Angel, Rhapsody of Realities to different part of the world and to commemorate Nigeria’s 50th year anniversary, stressing that 50 years represent a milestone and is a threshold in the history of any nation.
Represented by the presiding Pastor of the Church in Warri, Mr. Fiji Darah, Pastor Oyakhilome revealed that the October edition of Rhapsody of Realities is designed to instill into Nigerians the requisite godly virtues that will engender a more positive and productive attitude in their approach to nation building, even as it concerned itself as usual with the socio_politico cum economic realities plaguing the country.