Boko Haram: Buhari urged to seek spiritual assistance

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Jamiu Yisa
Rev Evang Iroatu Godson Chukwuma
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to seek spiritual assistance in defeating the dreaded Boko Haram insurgents and other challenges facing the nation.
The presiding Senior Pastor of Assemblies of God Alimosho Mega Worship Center, Egbeda, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, Rev Evang Iroatu Godson Chukwuma, also called on the the Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, to seek the face of God in tackling the challenges facing the state.
Chukwuma who also doubles as the Lagos District Media Coordinator of Assemblies of God Church, Nigeria, made the call during a press briefing to mark the beginning of the annual church conference, GILGAL 2015 which held at Egbeda, Alimosho, Lagos on 8 July 2015.
The clergyman asserted that it is only God that can defeat the insurgents as it’s not a carnal battle but a spiritual one.
He noted that the church was organising a five-day spiritual retreat to seek God for divine intervention in Lagos and Nigeria.
Gilgal Experience is an annual programme, Chukwuma started in 2010 at Assemblies of God, Ifako Central, College Road, Ogba. It is a forum for a divine encounter with God.
The programme which will begins on 15 July at 6:30pm will feature interdenominational seminars and workshops for pastors, church workers and leaders in the morning session of Friday and Saturday while revival service will hold every evening.
According to the man of God, “Gilgal is a place of new Covenant and remembrance of mighty miracles of God, a place of removal of shame and entering into the land of promise, a place of first Passover in Canaan, a place of military operations for Israel during the conquest of Canaan, a place of allotment of portions to the tribes, a place of kingly coronation and renewal of king ship.
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Source:: PM Newspaper