Fubara asures of partnering Christians for peace, development in Rivers



.Salutes Muslims on Eid-El-Kabir




Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has reiterated the commitment of his administration to partner with the Christian community to promote peace and development in the state.




The Governor while hosting the General Superintendent  of Deeper Christian Life Ministries, World Wide, Dr W.F Kumuyi and his team on a courtesy call in Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday expressed his appreciation  for the role of the church in promoting the gospel of Christ globally. He particularly commended Pastor Kumuyi for his works and interest in enhancing peace in Rivers State.




The governor further reaffirmed his position that Rivers State is a Christian State and will continue to uphold such Christian tenets and values by supporting the activities and programmes of the Church to fight social vices and other youth related crimes which are on the increase as a result of negative impact of technology.




Fubara who described Kumuyi’s visit to Rivers State as home coming  thanked him for extending his global crusade to Rivers State and subsequently donated 2000 bags of rice to the church in the spirit of the season.




According to him, “As a government, we will collaborate with you on any other  programme by you or any other christian body that we confirm as genuine, to give you necessary support to continue to preach His Gospel.”




In his remark, Dr W.F Kumuyi said the visit was to intimate the governor on the ongoing global crusade of the Deeper Christian Life Ministries in Rivers State, which includes; hosting of Minister’s Conference and preaching the word in line with the objectives of the Deeper Christian Life Ministries’ Global Crusade.




Pastor Kumuyi who commended the Rivers State Governor for impactful leadership in the state and for supporting the ongoing church crusade meant to preach the gospel to the youth to  have focus and direction.





Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State felicitates with the Muslim faithful in Rivers State and across the country on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.




The governor said, “In the spirit of this special day, I urge all Muslims and indeed all Nigerians to reflect on the rare virtues of obedience, sacrifice and faith as exemplified by the Holy Prophet”.




He further urged all Nigerians to imbibe the obligational character of sacrifice for the growth and development of the country, noting that the nation is passing through a phase of recovery that will result in the well-being and prosperity of all.




Governor Fubara expressed hope that the prayers and sacrifices that come from this year’s Eid-ei-Kabir will culminate in enhancing peace, unity and the advancement of the nation. He urged Muslims to use the occasion to pray for leaders and the positive transformation of the country, Nigeria.