It was a solemn assembly of members of Joint National Association of Persons Living with Disabilities, Ika South Chapter, as they held intercessory prayer on behalf for the family of the Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the Secretary to the State Government, Hon. Barr. Chiedu Ebie and the State Commissioner for Information, Hon. Charles Aniagwu.
The goodwill of the disabled persons held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Ika National Hall, Agbor was necessitated by the heartbreaking news of the daughter of the Governor and the aforementioned personalities been tested on positive to the ravaging Corona virus pandemic.
The group led by Comr. John Paul, cried out to God in prayers for the quick recovery of the infected persons whom they described as good leaders, positing that they will come out from the pandemic strong and in good health as their sickness was not on to death.
The exercise was conducted by some worthy clergymen, Pastor Emmanuel Silvanus, Prophet Amechi Bili and Prophet Joseph Igbodo who separately declared God’s healing upon the above-mentioned persons.
Speaking with newsmen shortly after the prayer, Comr. John Paul explained that as persons with disabilities, they believed that God can heal every sickness.
He said, “We do not have anything to give to our amiable Governor, the SSG and the Commissioner for Information, than to offer our prayers on their behalf.
“They deserve our prayers because they are good leaders that have shown us love and care, and God said, ‘If any good man, especially those that considers people living with disabilities, widows and vulnerable in the society, should fall on sick bed, He will raise him up so that he can continue his good work’. On this belief, we have declared that by His mercies, our affected leaders amongst other Covid-19 patients in Anioma, Delta State, Nigeria and the world at large, are healed.”
Meanwhile, the Chairman used the medium to advice citizens to adhere to the NCDC and state government directives against the spread of the virus.
In another development, the group expressed gratitude to Prophet Joseph Igbodo for recently supporting the physically challenged persons in the area with relief materials, praying that God will continue to increase him for his good works.
Some members of the group
Prophet Joseph Igbodoin a group photograph with the physically challenge and relief materials donated