Written by Godfrey AKON

OPM dedicates free restaurant to Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu

The General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries, OPM, Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, has rededicated and renamed its free restaurant after the lone Dapchi Schoolgirl in Boko Haram captivity, Miss Leah Sharibu.

Speaking during the rededication and renaming of the OPM Free Restaurant at Rumuagholu, in Port Harcourt, last Friday, the cleric charged Rivers State youth involved in criminal activities including kidnapping and prostitution, among other negative vices to desist and emulate the faith of 15 year old Sharibu.

Leah is the only Dapchi Schoolgirl, among the 110 others, abducted by Boko Haram this year in Yobe State, who is still being held for refusing to renounce her faith in Jesus Christ.

“We decided to rename this OPM Free Restaurant, which has been in existence for the past five years, in honour of our beloved Sister, Leah Sharibu in solidarity with the exceptional faith she showed to the world that Jesus Christ was the only answer to all human problems, no matter the pressure. Surely, God said ‘weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning’.”

Chinyere reminded the congregation that they must hold on to their faith no matter the challenges of life just as little Leah did not to renounce Jesus Christ, but rather stood firm as did the three Hebrew brothers, Daniel, Shedrach and Abednigo, despite their sufferings by Satan, adding that "Leah Sharibu stands as a symbol, hero and an icon of faith to all in the world, especially those that would come into the restaurant to eat.”

 

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