The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has endorsed the Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for second term.
The endorsement was made at a rally organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Delta State chapter tagged, ‘Christians and Politics rally’ held at Ughelli on Friday.
Speaking at the occasion, Okowa expressed happiness over the endorsement, saying he was proud to be a Christian.
He said with the endorsement by the Church for second term in office, the next four years would be great for the people of Delta State.
“I thank the leadership of the church for this opportunity and great honour, it is not easy to meet the body of Christ in this large number; I am happy that the church has stood by me and the government of Delta State; I have never been ashamed and I will not be ashamed of saying that I belonged to the church of Christ,” he said.
The governor continued, “since last year, things have started to turn around for the better in our state and with your prayers, your support, the coming years will witness unprecedented development in our state.”
“I may have many people that are contesting against me but, they believe in the flesh, I believe in our Lord Jesus Christ and the church, so, victory is ours; I will continue to thank the church for all they have done for me; the peace we have in Delta State, it is because of the prayers and support of the church,” he stated and called for continuous prayers for the state and the country.
He asserted that “through you prayers, a lot of things can happen and at the end of the elections, we will have reasons to glorify His name; yes, the church has come together to adopt me as their own and adopt all Jesus children in the elections.”
Chairman, PFN in the state, Bishop Kingsley Enakirerhi said, “if Nigeria is going down, it is because of bad people; we have to work for good people to be in positions of authority; we are here to tell the world that Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa is our choice for Delta State Governor in 2019; if God is for you, no one can stand against you.”
He said further: “PFN is solidly with Governor Okowa, anyone who casts his votes for someone else is on his own; PFN has spoken, the house has spoken in Delta State, go and mobilise the people to vote for Governor Okowa.”
He added: “The gathering is from all the 25 local government areas of Delta State and we are happy to support Governor Okowa for second term.”
Bishop Simeon Okah, Presiding Bishop of the Flock of Christ Mission, Warri at the special convention, said, “we are united in Delta State, we are not divided, the word of God is powerful; everything you can see today is created by word and with words, we are supporting Governor Okowa, with Senator Dr Okowa, Delta shall be bigger because, God does not disappoint his people; the unity in Delta today shall be better.”