The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has said the planned crusade of the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, William Kumuyi, in the South-East, is “a blessing” despite the insecurity in the region.
Earlier, the spokesperson of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Emma Powerful had admonished the Deeper Life GO to shelve his proposed crusade in the South-East amid the unrest in the region.
Reacting, the spokesperson of CAN, Adebayo Oladeji, said the crusade will hold because is going to be a blessing to the people in the region.
“We have a situation where you have IPOB declaring sit-at-home and despite the assurance by the government, people will decide to listen to IPOB.
“Is that what Nigeria should be? This is the situation we find ourselves in.
“There’s nothing we can do than to appeal to them (IPOB). We want IPOB to know that his coming to that part of the country is going to be a blessing and bring victory to the people of the state and the region at large,” Oladeji told Punch.
Insecurity in Nigeria is growing in scale, spread and sophistication. While no zone or state in the country is immune from violence, security governance in Nigeria’s South-East is particularly worrying.