Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah, Chairman of Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers, King Dandeson Douglas Jaja and other leaders of the state joined the clerics for the prayers.
As Hundreds of Rivers clerics have proclaimed God’s wrath on any official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plotting to manipulate the governorship election in Rivers State.
The clerics made the proclamation during the last day of the three-day state prayer and fasting for the peace of Rivers State organised by the Rivers State Government in Port Harcourt between Wednesday, 16th and Friday 18th January, 2019.
The clerics pronounced that the governorship election will be peaceful, while all evil plots of the political enemies of the state will fail.
The prayers for the governorship election were led by Rev Stephen Akinola who declared that God will protect Rivers State all through the election.
Praying for INEC, Archbishop Jephthah Ikezim stated that God’s divine power will not allow anyone to sell election results from Rivers State.
He stated that it will be impossible for anyone to alter the election results of Rivers State with a motive to deny the people their mandate.
For the presidential election, clerics and Rivers Stakeholders prayed against the mistake of 2015, which has led to national stagnation.
Leading the prayers, Rev Mrs Atim Ogan said God will give all Nigerians the wisdom to make the right choice in 2019 for the overall revival of the country.
Leading the prayer for Nigeria, Bishop Elkannah Hanson stated that no country develops if her politics is not right. He prayed that God will empower Nigerian politicians with economic ideas for the good of the people.