By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Delta State, has declared (yesterday) Sunday, 25th October, 2020, as “Black Sunday” in solidarity with the slain youths during the peaceful protest at the Lekki Toll Gate and all others that died in the course of the struggle to liberate our nation from the shackles of oppression, police brutality and corruption.
The Delta State PFN, in a release signed by the State Chairman, Bishop Kingsley Enakirerhi of the Heroes of Faith Ministry, Ughelli, and the secretary Bishop Willie Abos, and made known to our correspondent stated that, “The State Chairman of PFN Bishop Kingsley Enakirerhi has declared Sunday 25th October, 2020 to be Black Sunday in solidarity and sympathy with the families of those that lost their lives during the ENDSARS Protest.”
The statement directed, saying, “All leaders and members of pentecostal churches in the state are to wear black to church tomorrow, Sunday 25th, October, 2020, while church services are to close by 10:30 am.
It stated further that, members of each church should meet from 11-12 pm for prayers, drawn from 1st Thessalonians 5:18 and Rom.8:28.
According to the statement, the churches are to pray, thanking God for the protest and all that happened, thank God for the youths of this nation and thank God for the families of those that lost their lives during the ENDSARS protest.
The statement also directed prayers for a new Nigeria free from social vices and oppression, for a new and better constitution for the country, and for revival that will affect the nation and the world globally.
It equally called for prayers for the end and burial of nepotism, wickedness, bad leadership and killing by Boko Haram and usher in the celebration of a new Nigeria.