The dreaded Coronavirus pandemic has suspended the shine on the Convention of the Nigerian Baptist movement which would have taken place at their new International Conference center along Lagos – Ibadan Express road next month.
President of the Convention who also doubles as the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), His Eminence, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle Monday postponed the Baptist Convention by four weeks in a letter to the body.
Members have been smarting up for a great fellowship at the new venue where Patmos Media Line learnt work has reached more than 85%.
The convention was supposed to hold 17th to 23rd April had to be postponed, Rev, Ayokunle said to obey the laws of Nigeria that bans any worship of more than 50 people at a time.
Rev. Supo Ayokunle
“Let us continue to pray to God to show us mercy and stop the plague” he wrote urging members of the fold to adhere to hygienic rules given by medical experts.
Baptists throughout Nigeria used to gather in a city for their convention but the first time the convention Secretariat planned a new and consensus venue, COVID-19 decided to put it on hold.
- Eniola Olatunji.