Rivers Govt Hosts Second Christmas Carol Celebration


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About 17,000 Rivers people and residents  turned out on Friday night at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt to celebrate  the Second  Rivers State Christmas Carol tagged Hossanna 2016.

It was a celebration  of  God’s grace and blessings to the state in the passing  year, despite the many conspiracies against  the  state.

The Second Rivers State Christmas Carol provided  a united platform for the high and low to celebrate  the  birth of Jesus Christ  and pray for a more prosperous New Year.

There were Mass Choir Ministerations, Popular  Solo Artistes performances and renditions of traditional  Christmas Carols by all that  attended the wonderful  event.

In his sermon, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, urged the people  of  Rivers State  to always look up to God for their blessings.

He prayed God  to  grant the people  of  Rivers State  the required peace  to continue to make progress on all fronts.

Speaking , Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike noted that the State Government  resolved to gather  the people  of the state to celebrate  God’s  grace  in the  form of Christmas Carol.

He said that his administration  will  continue to host the Christmas Carol till the end of the tenure.

He said: “This state has been  handed  over to God. We cannot do anything  without reference  to God because  with God on our side we continue to emerge  victorious.

“I believe that Rivers State  will continue  to  see peace. We will continue to pray for peace. All the men of men of God should continue to pray for the state”.

He recalled that the prophecy  of Pastor Enoch Adeboye during the last Holy Ghost Celebration  led to his success at the Supreme Court.

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