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Nigeria: UN International Day of Peace; Family Peace Blessing Festival
From Thursday 20 September 2018
To Friday 21 September 2018
Contact Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +234 8059964018


2018 United Nations International Day of Peace; 720 Couples Family Peace Blessing Festival

Benue State, Nigeria

As part of activities to commemorate the UN International Day of Peace 2018, UPF Nigeria in collaboration with the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) chapters in Buruku, Katsina Ala, Logo and Ukum Local Government Areas of Benue state will be hosting the Marriage and Family Peace Blessing Festivals for 720 couples in Adi community of Buruku LGA and at the First Baptist Church, Y-Junction in Zaki Biam, Ukum LGA of Benue State. 220 couples are registered to attend the blessing festival in Adi community on September 20, 2018 by 10am, while 500 couples including Christian ministers, church elders and other couples in the neighboring communities have registered to attend the marriage and family peace blessing festival on September 21, 2018 in Zaki Biam.

Chairmen of the Christian Association of Nigeria and their spouses in Buruku, Logo and Katsina Ala LGAs who have participated in a similar blessing program with their church members between May and August 2018 shall be gracing the blessing festival with traditional rulers and other community leaders.

Couples in the neighboring Taraba and Cross River States as well as other LGAs in Benue states are welcome to register to attend. Volunteers willing to coordinate registration of couples in their communities after the upcoming program can contact us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for arrangements.


Location (9/20) Adi community, Buruku LGA, Benue State and (9/21) First Baptist Church, Y-Junction, Zaki Biam, Ukum LGA
9/20 event: Call Pastor Isaiah +2348188123996,
9/21event: Call Pastor Emma +2347066074886