The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said criticisms of his declaration of Rivers State as a Christian State cannot stop him from affirming the reality.
Speaking during the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Holy Ghost Rally at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Sunday, Mr Wike said he owed no apology for the declaration.
He commended the Redeemed Christian Church of God for their sanitation programme, tagged “Pick A Thrash “.
“If we have all churches embark on sanitation, our state will be cleaner. We will support this programme financially and we shall donate three vehicles to the Church for the programme,” he said.
God had used the General Overseer of RCCG to bless Rivers State, stating that the annual Holy Ghost Rally has been a blessing to the State.
General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, said everyone needs help and that the best source of help is God.
He said: “No matter how influential and powerful, everyone needs help. Everyone needs help and the best help you can get is from the Almighty God. “
He prayed for Wike, Rivers State and her people.
He expressed gratitude to Wike and the Government of Rivers State for the support over the years.