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Ebola is in a coma, not dead

13 October 2014, 13:01 Austine Anyahara

It was a cheering news when the World Health Organisation (WHO) commended Nigeria for her effort in containing the Ebola outbreak in the country. This news was remarkable because our nation has become a proverbial Nazareth among a committee of nations where nobody expects that anything good could  come from because of our misplacement of priorities. But like a mad man who has his moment of sanity from time to  time which is unknown to those around him, our leaders had their moment of sound reasoning, got their priorities right and tackled the Ebola demon headlong and got it running out of the country with its tail in between its legs and for once proved that they can govern and lead well if they choose to be leaders and not rulers.

Now that the Ebola tension has gone down the people saddled with the responsibility of checkmating it should not relax on their oars nor go to sleep and snore leaving the door open for Ebola to return. Permit me to say that we only succeeded in chasing Ebola out and putting it on a state of coma, for as long as Liberia, Sierra Leone and some other west African nations still have this unwelcome visitor it is not yet uhuru for us or other African nations and the world at large. This is the time for our government to apply every lawful stringent measure to protect our boarders both land, air and sea from illegal immigrants to checkmate the possibility of Ebola finding a hiding place in anyone and return back to Nigeria.

Those who are suppose to man our boarders to prevent illegal migrants but instead would choose to take bribe and look the other way, please resist the allures of bribe and do your work honorably, a bribe taken from an illegal migrant Ebola virus carrier to allow him entrance into the country is a time bomb and bioweapon that can kill anybody including the bribe taker.                 

Also Read: Dallas nurse catches Ebola from man who died

I wish to appreciate both the states and federal government for their excellent proactive effort in driving Ebola out of  our nation and pray that this becomes their attitude toward urgent national issues including the Boko Haram debacle. And to all that responded to my call on this forum for prayers against our unwanted visitor and common enemy Mr. Ebola, I pray that the lord keep your doors shut against every evil machination of the devil and his cohorts in Jesus name, please don't give up praying against the spirit behind Ebola it is not yet dead but in coma, it has just relocated back to other West African countries, give him no peace nor rest, pursue him with your prayer weapons to those nations as your brother's keeper until we get him dead and severe his head as David did to Goliath the philistine champion.

Remember that it is the duty of men to pray and the duty of God to answer hence no prayer no answer. The greatest prayer that touches the heart of God is the prayer of goodwill for one's neighbor and our neighbors in this regard are the other West African nations. In fact the entire Africa needs our prayers now, while the medics do the caring, with our prayers God will do the healing. Remain blessed as you pray along with the global intercessors.

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