<<< By Tahav Agerzua >>>
Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday canvassed unity among Christian groups saying they could accomplish more if they presented a common front.
He spoke when he received a delegation from the Conference of Tiv Gospel Ministers who paid him a courtesy call in his office at the Benue Peoples House.
Governor Ortom stated that his life was a testimony of God’s intervention in human affairs both as an individual and at the level of the State particularly on how he emerged as the chief executive.
He said he expected Christian groups, especially Pentecostals, to unite and face the task of igniting revival in the land saying the power and knowledge of God was the solution to all human problems.
The Governor announced that he would contribute to the appeal to place copies of Thompson Chain Reference Bible in the hands of rural Christian workers stressing that the scriptures were the most powerful equipment for life that could be placed in the hands of any individual.
Earlier, leader of the delegation and Senior Pastor of Spirit Life Ministries, Pastor Thomas Shikaan, stated that the group organized a convention in Makurdi to raise support and resource materials for rural Christian workers, as well as promote synergy and mentorship between the older and younger generation of ministers of the gospel.
The Governor also received John Burke from Ireland and his delegation, Engr Ovey Bala Angbazo, Managing Director and the management of Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority, Catholic Biblical Apostolate, Abuja Ecclesiastical Province, as well as a delegation from Konshisha local government area led by a former Head of Service, Chief Theophilus Adzaagee.