Kumuyi’s Crusade: Lives of AJ City, Ikorodu residents transformed


Kazeem Ugbodaga
A cross section of participants at the crusade
For some curious observers, Ajegunle, a densely populated area of Lagos, which is widely noted for its high level of crime and violence, among others, has received a divine touch. ‘AJ City’, as it is popularly called because of its notorious nature, has always been seen, in some quarters, as a city that would never change its spots, just like Leopard. But last Tuesday, at the Lagos City-Wide Crusade, organized by the Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DCLM) in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Ajegunle, surprisingly, departed from that ignominious appellation.
Shortly after the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry (DCLM), Pastor William Folorunsho Kumuyi, finished his ministration and left the venue, many of the participants at the crusade in the AJ City besieged the altar, where the man of God was, and poured out their heart-felt desires to the Lord, yearning for righteousness.
Euriel Momah, a civil servant with the Lagos State Government, who obliged a graphic picture of the event, pointed out that it was an unprecedented scene, as many of them did not want to go home, depicting Ajegunle’s readiness for positive change, unlike other locations where participants would be in a hurry to leave the venue.
He remarked that Ajegunle, which many a social commentator has always believed to be never do well area, was in obvious hunger and expectations, showing an attitude of “I will not let thee go except thou bless me.”
Momah said: “They held on to prayers even after the crusade had closed for the night. They could be found around the altar in earnest prayers of faith. It was a clear demonstration of their determination not to go back home with their burdens until their problems …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper