Rev. Fr. Azige Alfred, the Assistant Parish Priest of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Akwanga, Nasarawa State, on Sunday, announced a special prayer for the freedom of the 234 school girls that were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State.
The clergyman during his sermon today (Sunday) said that the prayer became imperative to seek God’s intervention.
“The church has decided to intercede for the release of the abducted girls throughout the month of May” he said.
Alfred urged the members of the church and Nigerians to pray seriously and ask God to help the girls regain their freedom, adding that following the security challenges in the country; the church had taken some measures to protect its members.
According to him, the church had directed that members and visitors should not be allowed to enter the church with handbags.
Alfred called on leaders to create employment opportunity for the youths to curtail vices in the society.
The clergyman also urge insurgent members to have a change of heart, warning that everyone would give accounts of his or her deeds on the last day.
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