Covid-19: NAWOJ Calls For National Day Of Fasting And Prayer
The National Secretariat of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, has called on members of the public especially women to embark on a one – day fast today, sixth of April.
The reason is to pray for God’s healing powers upon the sick and put an end to the spread of COVID – 19 in the country.
The National Secretary of the Association, Mrs Ladi Bala, made the call at the heal of the increasing cases of the spread of coronavirus and its devastating effects on the people despite government’s efforts at stemming the spread.
She said that as a people who strongly believed in the power of God Almighty, it was necessary to seek divine intervention, while government and other stakeholders continued to do the needful.
Mrs Bala, called on everyone to participate in the fight for Nigeria where all citizen irrespective of religious or ethnic inclinations live healthier and productive lives for a prosperous nation.
She expressed the hope that if the nation turned to God in all sincerity, the looming cloud of COVID – 19 would be over, sooner than expected.