30th September, 2010
Barrister Efiok Cobham, the Cross River State deputy governor has described the PresidentÂ of Believersâ€™ Loveworld, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome as a worthyÂ role model for the presentÂ day generation of Nigerians.
Barrister Cobham made the comment Wednesday night while flagging-off the 2010 ReachoutÂ Nigeria Rhapsody of Realities campaign at the Christ Embassy Church , Calabar.
He said the 2010 campaign was significant because it coincides with the 50th anniversaryÂ of Nigeria â€™s Independence . â€œIn the past fifty years we have seen quite a lot, a lot ofÂ opportunities some lost, some utilized and during this time we have sen the rsie of a manÂ of God in the person of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome who is a worthy role model for ourÂ generation.â€
Barrister Cobham described the Reachout campaign as a silent but effective revolutionÂ that is changing the mindset of Nigerians â€œTo change a man is to change his mindset andÂ Pastor Chris has chosen this mediumÂ to change the mindset of Nigerians and I am one ofÂ those who believe along with him that weÂ make this country truly great which is the theÂ image of God for usâ€.
He called on Nigerians to take a critical look at themselves as the only way to attainÂ greatness is toÂ believe and take pride in the strides and prospects of the nation.
He said the Reachout Nigeria campaign has touched the lives of many and thanked God forÂ giving Nigeria such a peson.
Pastor Marcel Obode, the Senior pastor of Christ Embassy Calabar said the ReachoutÂ campaign started a few years ago byÂ the ministry as a medium to touch the life ofÂ everyone in Nigeria and beyond.Â â€œWe may have been faced with a lot of challenges as aÂ nation and may not have voted to be amalgamated, but now that we are one nation God wantsÂ us to live together and and be a great nation.â€
â€”Emma Una/ Calabar