A Non-Governmental Organization, Igbaye Development Vanguard (ICV), has mandated all its members across the globe to organise special prayers to be accompanied with a one-day fast on Friday, July 12.
The Vanguard, a development group was founded over a year ago by some elites of Igbaye, a lively town in Odo-Otin Local Government of Osun State with the sole objective to contribute their quota to the development, growth and progress of their town.
The National Coordinators of the group, Dr. Sunday Alayemi and Mr. Rafiu Adeoye Popoola Esq. told our correspondent that the purpose of the spiritual exercise was also to further pray for peace, unity, security and progress of every indigene of the community both home and abroad.
The prayer and fast, according to the duo, were in continuation of the joint inter-denominational prayers going on at home among various community leaders, religious heads as well as other social organizations and political associations.
Alayemi and Popoola further informed that the power of prayer can never be over emphasised, reminding that, the good Lord has encouraged his creatures to call on Him always with the promise that, “whenever we knock, He is ready to open for us.”
The Coordinators expressed delight about the enthusiasm exhibited over the spiritual programme by not only their members but also by community members across the country and overseas.
Records from the group showed that it has members in the United State of America (USA), United Kingdom, Canada, France, Singapore, Australia and south Africa among other countries.