Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Sunday joined several thousands of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) for this year’s Holy Ghost Rally where the RCCG General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye ministered.
The Holy Ghost Rally with theme: “Let The Fire Fall” attracted RCCG members from Rivers State and Bayelsa State to the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt where they praised and worshipped God for his blessings.
The RCCG Mass Choir and Master Nengi Jaja rendered soul lifting songs that set the stage for the miracle of God.
Addressing the rally, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike stated that Rivers people have benefited from the hosting of the annual Holy Ghost Rally, especially in the area of the return of peace to different communities.
Governor Wike noted that he personally received the miracle of the validation of his election by the Supreme Court. The governor traced his miracle to the 24th of January, 2016 when he attended the first Holy Ghost Rally where the RCCG General Overseer gave a word of knowledge.
He said: “On 27th January, 2016, few days after the prophecy by the General Overseer of RCCG, our election was validated by the Supreme Court. Let me say again that God has blessed us through the RCCG Holy Ghost Rally.
“I want to reiterate that Rivers State is a Christian State. We shall continue to partner with the Church, especially the RCCG “.
The governor noted that the prayers of Pastor Enoch Adeboye has helped to create a peaceful environment in Rivers State for the development of the state.
He stated that his administration will not disappoint the Church as it will continue to put the people first.
Governor Wike declared that the State Government will partner with RCCG Region 5 for their environmental sanitation programme tagged “Pick that trash, don’t add to it”.
In his sermon, the General Overseer of RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye said as a result of the rally those forgotten will be remembered by God.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye prayed for the Rivers State Government, the people of Rivers State and Nigeria. The Cleric urged Nigerians to pray to God for the forgiveness of their sins which will open the gates of heaven.
Also speaking, Pastor in charge of RCCG Region 5, Pastor Belimina Obunge stated that the church has embarked on corporate social responsibility in the areas of Health, Education and Treatment/rehabilitation of drug addicts.
The Holy Ghost Rally witnessed the dedication of environmental programme titled “Pick that trash, don’t add to it: “”Pick that trash, don’t add to it” by Pastor Adeboye.