Apex Igbo Youths group Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) has pleaded with traditional prayer warriors and about 100 religious groups to pray for governor Okezie Ikpeazu healing from COVID-19.
They felt said about the new that Okezie Ikpeazu has been badly hit with the deadly coronavirus.
The Governor of Abia who announced his positive result on Monday became the first Governor in the Southeast to be infected.
In a statement issued by the President and Secretary Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, the group said it has mobilized over 100 religious groups to intercede with Prayers and another traditional medium of Prayers for the governor and other infected persons in the region.
The Igbo Youths group disclosed that there is ongoing 40days fasting and prayers for Governor Okezie ikpeazu led by Igbo Christian Prayer Warriors starting from today 9th June 2020
“Igbo Youths appeals to all Churches in Igboland to join the Seventh Day Adventists Churches across Nigeria on Wednesday 10th June 2020 on a Special mid-week prayer for all Igbo COVID-19 cases.
“Other religious groups like Jewish, Muslim, Traditional and Customary religious practitioners have been mobilised to start offering their prayers, sacrifices and ordinances from 10th June 2020 for all Igbo Coronavirus cases especially Governor Okezie Ikpeazu”.
OYC said it is hopeful and confident that God will heal the land and Save Igbos from this Coronavirus pandemic.
They wished Governor Okezie ikpeazu and other affected Igbos quick recovery.
“We know that since other Governors tested Negative after confirmed positive from the virus in the past, definitely God Almighty will surely give healing to Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu”, the group said.