The Nupe Kalvari Church of Nigeria has join it voice to those calling for a state of emergency to be declared on roads across Niger state.
The General Overseer of the church, Pastor Emmanuel Sunday Kolo made the call at the 2020 Annual General Conference of the Church held in Bida.
Addressing the gathering, the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Emmanuel Sunday Kolo said the deplorable conditions of both state and federal roads in Niger has continued to cause pains to people.
On the sixtieth independence anniversary of the country, the clergyman noted that the nation is yet to fully attain it’s potential and called for purpose driven leadership at all levels.
Pastor Emmanuel Kolo who commended the government and front line health workers for their efforts in managing the COVID-19 pandemic, appealed to government at all levels to roll out realistic policies to cushion it’s effect on the public.
The guest speaker, Pastor Philip Ndaba noted that while faithful would face trials, they should never lose faith in God’s ability to see them through.
The Chairman and Secretary of the organizing committee, Elder James Jiya and Mr Isaiah Gana pointed out that the conference was a success as it addressed both the spiritual and physical needs of participants.
Apart from the launch of the church calendar, the inauguration of new legal team and that of women, men and youth units formed highlights of the conference.
The annual conference of the church, apart from being used to improve its spiritual growth, is also an avenue to highlight problems facing the country and offer prayers for God’s intervention.
Participants were drawn from the eleven branches of the church in Niger and Kwara states.