The Rivers State Governor Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has commended the Wailing Women World Wide for propagating the Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ beyond the shores of Nigeria.
Governor Fubara stated this during the 23rd International Women’s Prayer and Leadership Conference and Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Wailing Women World Wide at the City of Refuge, Abara Etche on Sunday, 6th August 2023.
Governor Fubara who spoke through his Deputy, Prof Ngozi Nma Odu noted that Our Lord Jesus Christ has given us an assignment to pray without ceasing and the Wailing Women World Wide, also Known as Women Intercessors for the Church and the Nations have continued to do that with utmost commitment.
“They have prayed beyond their households, beyond their cities, beyond their States, they have spread their tentacles to over one hundred countries in the World and still counting”. Governor Fubara stressed.
The State Chief Executive said the location of the City of Refuge in Abara Etche was not by accident but by Divine direction, noting that it would serve as a fortress for Christians across the globe.
“I urge you to continue to uphold the Government of Rives State in your prayers even as you uphold the Government of all nations, but because the City of Refuge is here go the extra mile, pray for us that God will give us Devine direction in everything we do and in every decision we take”. The Governor quipped.
In her address the international coordinator Wailing Women World Wide Dr (Mrs) Laide Okafor, said the move of the Wailing Women World Wide is a phenomenon and an extraordinary move of God birthed by the Holy Spirit on the 8th and 9th of May 1998, adding that the Almighty God has been building a formidable non denominational, multi ethnic, multicultural, multilingual and detribalized army of believers from all works of life to accomplish a good design in God’s master plan.
Apostle Emmanuel Kure, of the Throne-room Trust Ministry in Kaduna presented a keynote address on the theme “Our God Reigns” drawn from Psalm 146:10.
Dignitaries at the conference includes the wife of the Bayelsa State Governor, Dr (Mrs) Gloria Diri, wife of Edo State Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki as well as the wife of the Lagos State Governor Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu who was represented by Mrs. Maureen Okpara.