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9th edition of Marathon Messiah’s praise commence on March 2nd



By Ifeoma Ikem

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), plans it 78 hours of praise were no fewer than 250 gospel artistes will participate at its 9th edition of the praise to celebrate the 78th birthday of the General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye.

National Music Director, RCCG’s,Pastor Kunle Ajayi, disclosed this in Lagos during press conference at Silvercafe, Silverbird Galleria 133 Ahmadu Bello Way Victoria Island Lagos.

He said that the ‘78 Hours Marathon Messiah’s Praise’ entitled, ‘Jesus the Lamb of God’, would not only celebrate the cleric, but praising Jesus ,it is going to be different in Nigerian,great and new thing will take place.

The celebration, scheduled to hold from March 2 to March 5 at the Prayer Foyer 3/3 Auditorium Redemption Camp, would also feature artistes from many other countries.

According to him, among countries that will be participating in the praise include United States of America, Canada, England, Australia, Spain, Scotland, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, Israel, and Zambia.

Others are Cameroon, Kenya, Netherlands, Sweden, Malaysia, South Africa, Ukraine, Ghana, New Zealand, and Ireland.

“We are dedicating the 78 hours this year to praise our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ whose life became our light.

”This is a giant step in our quest to bring ‘Marathon Messiah’s Praise’ to the doorstep of every living being on the planet,” Ajayi said.

Ajayi said that to ensure a hitch-free programme, participants from all walks of life had registered to volunteer in various departments and in various key sectors of the programme across the participating countries.

”Over 30, 000 live participants are expected to be in attendance with over 30 million viewers expected to watch the event on TV and social media channels.

This year’s Marathon Messiah’s Praise will be the greatest in its series and we are confident that as we praise the Excellent Redeemer, everything become new in Nigeria.

”As we are coming towards the electioneering time, God is going to give Nigerians good and credible leaders.

”There will be a harvest of souls, miracles, signs and wonders, restoration, peace, progress and divine intervention across the globe,” he said.

A new department, SOTERIA, launched at the last edition, will be available for prayer and counselling with a dedicated call line for the general public throughout the 78 hours event.