Youths of Asaba, the Delta state capital, on Saturday shut down Nnebisi Road, the major road in the city for a one million man match, in preparation for the Youth Impact Academy, one of the events that Pastor William Kumuyi will hold during his six days Global Crusade in Asaba.
The Global Crusade with the theme “Unforgettable Encounter with the God of Wonders’ will hold with a special section dedicated to youths, students, corps members and young adults to prepare them for their future endeavours.
The youths who converged at Abraka end of the major road in Asaba matched through the road and berthed at the Akpu junction near the state house of assembly quarters from where they took a detour to Cenotaph, venue for the Global Crusade and the Youth Impact Academy.
The excited youths spent not less than three hours matching from Abraka end to the Cenotaph with trucks, cooling van, security operatives and music blaring from the mounted loud speakers which added motivation to the ever zealous youths.
Leaders from the youth wing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) were part of the match. Chairman of the state YouWiCAN…, Pastor Jeffery.. Oshimili South and North Chairmen were also in the one million man match which shutdown Asaba as they danced through the state capital.
The CAN youth leaders did not only participate but selected branch executives who participated in the match along the long stretch of Nnebisi road.
It was an exciting moment as the CAN youth leaders joined the youths in announcing the Youth Impact Academy and the Global Crusade with Kumuyi to the onlookers along the road.
For the past one and half years Pastor Kumuyi has held the Impact Academy with youths, who link up to the Alpha location through various communication technologies of which many testimonies of success stories had poured in from youths across the globe.
This month’s Youth Impact Academy billed to hold in Asaba on January 28 promises to impact youths with the objective of making excellent youths who will be equipped with requisite skills to challenge the dynamics of evolving societies.
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