Adewumi Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti
The general Evangelist of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Prophet Hezekiah Oluboye Oladeji, has affirmed that the new date for the presidential and National Assembly elections will not affect the yearly Christian pilgrimage scheduled to hold on Saturday.
The cleric gave assurance that the annual Christian pilgrimage to Odo Owa, the birth place of late Apostle Joseph Ayo Babalola -the pioneer general evangelist of the church.
Oladeji said the church had following shift in the date of the election from February 16 to February 23, adjusted date of the five-day pilgrimage to end on Friday morning.
CAC Director of Publicity Worldwide, Pastor Ademisoye Alawode, on Monday in a statement made available to journalists in Ado- Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, said that “the annual prayer tourism which began on Monday, February 18 at the home town of Apostle Ayo Babalola in Odo Owa, Kwara State was originally billed to end on Saturday February 23.
“But with the shift in the date of the election from February 16 to 23, the organizers have adjusted the programme to end with a vigil on Thursday, February 21 till Friday morning.
“Prophet Oladeji stated that the promises of God to bless His children and give them a fresh hope remains constant and these promises will be poured down on them in the programme,”