Boko Haram: Delta CAN commences one week fasting, prayers

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BY FESTUS AHON

UGHELLI—The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Ughelli North Local Government Area chapter, Delta State, will commence a week of fasting and prayers today against the Boko Haram insurgency in the northern part of the country.

The association, in a statement by its Chairman, Rt. Rev Diamond Emuobor, said the programme would also feature prayers for the completion of all infrastructural development in Delta State.

The group said: “We will be praying for our brethren in the North and for the government of Delta State, that all the infrastructural developments that are going on should be completed to the glory of God and for the use of humanity and also for God to use the leadership of the government of Delta State to create jobs for our teeming youths.

“We want to ask God to forgive us our sins and intervene in what is happening now and bring us out of the quagmire.”

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