Religion bodies, gospel artistes collaborate to promote religious tourism

…Empower over 120 persons

Abiagom World Outreach, AWO, has partnered with Haven of Refuge Ministry,HRM to boost religious tourism in Nigeria.

At the three-day crusade held over the weekend in ibuzo, Delta state, over 120 less privileged people were financially empowered.

The organisers of the event disclosed that soul winning is the core purpose of the collaboration.

Speaking during the programme, the founder of AWO, Bishop Peter Abiagom, stated that HRM and AWO are committed to collaborating with others religion organisations to restore the glory of Ibuzo community in Delta State.

He said, “Everything we are doing during the crusade is about the passion for soul winning.

“The choice of the theme of the year is divinely guided and it can be viewed from different angles, through which God is visiting businesses, broken marriages, unfruitful wombs”.

Abiagom who described the two years partnership with HRM as divine also noted that AWO has been existing for 14 years.

According to him:“ During the crusade in 2019, the ministry empowered more than 80 orphans and less privileged. In 2020 it surpassed that number”.

In her contribution, Pastor and philanthropist, Florence Izagbo pointed out that the event was designed to enhance soul winning activities in Ibuzo town.

Izagbo who is also the Visionary Leader of HRM, advised mothers, youths and teenagers to remain focused on God.

Earlier, one of the beneficiaries of the empowerment programme, Joe Okonji expressed her joy being among those that benefited during the empowerment session.

She charged the beneficiaries at the crusade to be bold enough to testify to the goodness of the Lord during the crusade.

According to her, testimonies shared at the annual crusade have capacity to make the community a religious tourism destination.

One of the major highlights of the crusade was when a septuagenarian, Apostle Zion Nnabife gave testimony of how God used the crusade to save her from death.

The crusade tagged Ibuzo 2020, with theme ‘Divine Visitation’ was an annual event where people gather to worship God and sit under the preaching of his words.

The joint ministers’ conference held during the crusade was attended by Delta State’s former Commissioner, Youth, Sports, and Culture, Pastor Austin Izagbo, Founder, Global Resurrection Center Rev. Austin Nkencho, and Evangelist Andrew Okonji, Pastor Eloke Isichei among others.

The crusade brought together clerics and other notable gospel musicians in the state.

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