Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday called on the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, and its members to pray for Nigeria.
He opined that prayers would help return the nation to the path of probity and sustainable growth.
The governor stated this yesterday in Enugu when he received leaders of the PFN led by its National President, Dr. Felix Omobude, at the Government House. He pledged his administration’s support to the church in its efforts to ensure that the work of God continues to flourish in the state.
He noted that the responsibilities placed on the shoulders of leaders and the pressure to meet the expectations of the people are immense, but assured that with grace from God and the support and prayers of the church, they would surely
Governor Ugwuanyi also observed that the PFN, as a body comprising over 286 Christian denominations, has continued to make positive contributions to the development of the Nigerian society through its unrelenting propagation of faith and promotion of values and principles that have led to the betterment of the society.
The governor urged the body to continue in this worthy path and to intensify efforts to ensure that it remains a potent force in the socio-economic life of the society.
Leader of the group, Dr. Omobude, informed the governor that he was on a nationwide tour of various fellowship locations to identify the tasks ahead.
He said the PFN is the umbrella organisation of all pentecostals in the country, adding that it is the fastest growing church in Nigeria.
He also said that he was in the state to synergize with group units and strengthen existing common grounds with the state government with a view to enhancing the church’s values and its future in the state.
He commended Ugwuanyi for his kind disposition to the PFN by
appointing members of the church into his cabinet. He also thanked him for creating an enabling environment for the church to thrive.
Omobude urged the governor to institute programmes that would be of benefit to the masses, especially the poor, saying the benefits of such policies would trickle down to generations.

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