The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) President Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro and Secretary Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, said it has mobilized over 100 religious groups to intercede with Prayers and other traditional medium of Prayers for governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state and other infected persons in the region.
The Apex Igbo Youths group on Tuesday described as a sad and unfortunate development of the news of the rising cases Of Coronavirus in the South East.
The group was reacting to the news of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State’s infection.
The governor, who announced his positive result on Monday, became the first Governor in the Southeast to be infected.
In a statemement issued by the President: 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 prayers 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.