Pastor Adeboye visits Benue State, says ‘we want these killings to stop’

Pastor Adeboye, the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has called for an end to the killing in Benue State and other parts of the country by suspected herdsmen.

The cleric made the call today when he alongside his wife, Folu, paid a visit to the Benue State. Adeboye believes only God, however, can stop the killings and give the people victory over the ‘battle’.

“We want these killings to stop. Happily, we know someone who can stop it, He is the Almighty God, He does not fail nor compromise, He is the God of all. We will continue to call on Him to fight this battle and you can be assured that victory will be certain,” he said. He also prayed for the people, saying Benue State is very dear to him. He explained that he did not visit the state earlier before President Muhammadu Buhari visited, to avoid politicising the incident.

He said, “Benue state is very very close to my heart, I had felt every pain you people felt and I wept when I saw you weeping. No man of God will see a mass burial anywhere and not feel the pains of the people affected.”

Governor Samuel Ortom appealed to the church to continue praying for the government and people of the state adding that the crisis posed a great challenge to the wellbeing of the people of the state.
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