Zambians called upon to turn out in numbers on the day of National Prayers

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FILE: President Edgar Lungu releases a Dove at the National
Prayer, Fasting & Reconciliation at the showgrounds in
Lusaka.- Picture By Eddie Mwanaleza/Statehouse.

Patriotic Front (PF) Southern Province information and
publicity secretary Trymore Mwenda is calling on Zambians to
turn out in numbers on 18th October, 2017 for the National
Prayer Day, fasting and reconciliation.

In a statement unveiled to Pan African Radio news, Mwenda said
the National Prayer Day, fasting and reconciliation has
contributed to the growing commitment of upholding Christian
values and preserving peace by citizens in the country.

And Mwenda has urged Zambians to ensure that they commit
themselves on that day and attend prayer meetings in their
respective areas for the continuity of peace and harmony in
Zambia which is key to national development.

Below is the full statement

Monday 16th October, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

STATEMENT BY PF SOUTHERN PROVINCE INFORMATION AND
PUBLICITY SECRETARY – TRYMORE MWENDA

ON NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER

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The PF leadership in Southern Province is calling upon all
Zambians to turn out in numbers on Wednesday, 18th October,
2017 in the National Prayer Day, declared by His Excellency
President Edgar Lungu on October 18, 2015.

The Party is pleased that despite some people trying to derail
the event, the call for national prayers has received massive
support from all Christians in our entire province who are
believers in the living God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

The Bible says, If my people, who are called by my name, will
humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their
wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive
their sin and will heal their land this is according to 2
Chronicles 7:14.

The declaration by the President has continued to remind us
Zambians that the Head of State is a God fearing leader, who
wants not only the Church, but the entire citizenry to submit
themselves and surrender the nation before God.

What started as a remote call by President Lungu when he
declared October 18, as a day of Prayer, Fasting and
Reconciliation, has contributed to the growing commitment of
upholding christian values and preserving peace by citizens
through fear of the Lord.

As stated above, the Spirit of God has for many years prevailed
over this country as evidenced in the relative peace and
stability the country has enjoyed since independence from
Britain in 1964, when most of our neighbours were grappling
with internal conflicts.

We are all aware that the main goal behind this day is to call
upon the Lord to bring Love, unity, reconciliation, peace and
hope to the nation. We believe that this is the best chance
that Zambians have to put behind areas of differences and build
on areas of common interest for the greater good of the
country.

We therefore encourage Zambians in all Southern Province
Districts to show commitment on that day and attend prayer
meetings in their respective areas.

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