The Convener of Global Crusade with Kumuyi (GCK), and General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor (Dr) William Folorunsho Kumuyi has delivered a short valedictory speech and prayers to mark the end of the 6-days Niger State Global Crusade, In Minna, the state capital.
The Convener has also commenced Global Youth Convocation, with the theme, ”Transformed to Lead’ at the Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital from Friday 30th September to Monday 3rd October, 2022.
The just concluded Niger State Global crusade, tagged ” The God of All Possibilities” which have been described by many as nights of salvations, healings, deliverances, total breakthroughs ended succesfully amid fear of kidnapping, insecurity and banditry ravaging the land.
Pastor Kumuyi while acknowledging the efforts and contributions of people in making the programme a success prayed for the Niger State Government, the military and other security outfits for their roles in protecting the people of the state.
“I welcome everyone to the last day of this crusade. All our CAN officials, all churches, all leaders, all representatives of government of Niger State and security outfits that contributed to the success of the programme, I pray that the blessings of the Lord will remain permanent in the state,” Kumuyi said.
Kumuyi lauded the efforts of the military and other security agencies for protecting the lives of every citizens in the state.
“For all our military and security outfits serving our people and protecting the lives of every citizen in the state, I pray that the goodness of the Lord will be manifested in every lives.”
On the success recorded during the crusade, the Niger State ICT/ SMART Representatives, Pastor Dele Olude disclosed in his report that thousands of lives where saved in the alpha location.
“A total of 4,517 participants aside online converts gave their lives to Christ in the alpha location during the just concluded Global Crusade with Kumuyi (GCK) in Niger State,” Dele stated in his report.
The holiness preacher during the crusade had urged the participants to embrace the God of all possibilities by repenting and having faith in the atoning blood of Christ.
Similarly, it could be recalled that the Global Crusade with Kumuyi had three segments, which include, the Crusade, Ministers’ Conference and Youth Impact Academy.
During the Youth Impact Academy with the theme, ” Extraordinary Pacestters”, Kumuyi empowered teenagers, campus students and young adults through the gospel of Christ.
He charged the youths to prepare for the future by having requisite skills, knowledge and faith in God.
Each day of the crusade was punctuated by altar calls, miracle prayers and testimonies of what God has done through the ministration of the Man of God.
Few of the participants who were interviewed at the end of the crusade expressed joy for being part of the programme which had impacted on them greatly.
Earlier, upon Kumuyi’s arrival in Minna, he was hosted and given a rousing welcome by the Executive Governor of the state, Abubakar Sani Bello who was ably represented by his deputy, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmed Ketso.
During the occasion, Bello said that the arrival of kumuyi signaled the end of banditry in the state.
“We are happy to see you. You came to Niger State at the right time.We are not doubting the fact that your coming is a blessing. We also believe our security situation is over,” he stated.
He assured Kumuyi of the cooperation of the state government to the success of the crusade.
Kumuyi also paid a courtesy visit to the the former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida.During the visit, Babangida called on all Nigerlites irrespective of religion and social status to attend the crusade, while promising to participate online from the comfort of his home.
IBB described Kumuyi as the most honest friend: “I know about the crusade and I encourage everybody to attend”,He said.
The GCK was beamed from the alpha location which is the Trade Fair Complex,Minna, Niger State to over 150 countries.
Prominent religious and political leaders were in attendance including former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana.