The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council, has concluded plans to hold an interdenominational prayers on Friday, October 27, 2023 to seek for God’s intervention in the affairs of the union.
This was made known in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Secretary of Council, Comrade Ochiaka Ugwu.
He said the prayer session became imperative to solicit the help and face of God concerning the state of the union.
The prayer, as announced, is for all journalists and their relatives, in order to frustrate all evil plans against members and their families.
According to the statement, “The recent turn of events at the council is quite disturbing with many deaths and illnesses involving members and their relatives being experienced like never before. We consider this imperative in view of the fact that our great union is passing through very challenging times at the moment, despite its abundant human, and mental resources.
“NUJ is a vibrant and virile union that is full of vigor, resourcefulness, eggheads and has all it takes to be one of the greatest councils in the country. Regrettably, it has been bedeviled with misfortunes making it impossible for it not to be where it should be at the moment.
“Consequently, all journalists practicing in the territory and their relatives are invited to participate in the programme.
“All Chapel chairmen are directed to mobilise their members for the programme.
“Colleagues are to assemble at the NUJ FCT Council Secretariat, Utako in Abuja for the prayer by 10: 00 am.
“We urge all to join this solemn assembly in order to bring the union into a new era of peace, unity, safety and all-round prosperity.
“We pray that Almighty God will use the programme to address the spiritual dimensions of the challenges plaguing the union and frustrate every evil plans against us.”