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Godwin Obaseki Governor calls on religious leaders to offer prayers for recession to end

Obaseki also said the successful completion of the Edo governorship election was because of prayers.

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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on religious leaders to offer prayers so the current recession in Nigeria will come to an end.

Obaseki said this on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, while playing host to the General Overseer of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, at the Government House in Edo.

He also revealed that the successful completion of the governorship election in the state, was because of the prayers of the people.

Governor Obaseki said that it was the first time elections will be held peacefully in Edo.

According to Daily Post he said “In our state, we have a brand new Oba, in the person of Oba Ewaure II, and a brand new leadership. We believe that with this programme, Showers of Blessing, God’s hand is in Edo, and as a state we would want to tap from the anointing.

“Though we have recession in the country now, we believe it will end. We want you to pray for the state and the country so that the recession will end.”

Obaseki also said “We appreciate your prayers during the last governorship election in the state. It is the first time in the history of the state that election was conducted peacefully without any recorded incidence of violence.

“We will continue to rely on your prayers and counsel.”

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Godwin Obaseki was sworn in as the Governor of Edo state on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

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