The Spiritual father and Chairman, Cherubim & Seraphim Movement Church (CSMC), AYO NI O, Most Rev Samuel A. Abidoye, has urged Nigerians to be prayerful to overcome the ravaging coronavirus and other diseases affecting the country country.’
He called Nigerians to prayers as 87 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Saturday, pushing the number of cases to 1,182 in 28 states and the FCT. The number of deaths rose to 35 while 222 persons had been discharged.
Most Rev Abidoye further urged Nigerians to keep obeying government’s directives on the lockdown to curb the further spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
He stated that the CSMC had been and would continue to support government campaigns, efforts, policies and initiatives aimed at curbing the further spread of the virus.
The cleric appealed to all Nigerians to extend hands of fellowship and love by sharing with their neighbours especially the vulnerable during this global pandemic.
In a statement signed by himself on Sunday, the spiritual father paid tributes to the health professionals and other dedicated frontline workers in the management of the pandemic.
He further commiserated with families who had lost loved ones in the ongoing battle against COVID-19.
He commended those in leadership roles for the firm and focused approach which had helped in managing the spread despite the magnitude of the disease in other countries.
The spiritual father stated that the CSMC had earlier given financial and other palliatives to the communities surrounding the church headquarters.
“The church has also given directives to all its Districts and Branches worldwide to reach out to their host communities and the vulnerable in their churches in line with biblical teaching to cushion the effect of the lockdown,” he added.
He concluded that the church would continue to pray for government at all levels, most especially at this period of a global pandemic.
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