Redeemed Christian Church of God Overseer General Pastor Enoch Adeboye has postponed the Light Up Sokoto Crusade, which is scheduled to physically take place in the Northwest State from May 16 to May 17, 2022.
The 80-year-old cleric made the announcement in a social media post Monday.
Instead, the physical crusade became virtual held, and church members have been urged to join through social media platforms to pray for Sokoto.
Some Muslim youth had stoned a 200 floor last Thursday and burned to death Deborah Yakubu, a home economics student at Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto, for allegedly blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad.
Police arrested two suspects and protesters had their release on Saturday demanded.
The young demonstrators Christians were seen violently, vandalized, looted and burned down merchant shops, churches and homes owned by Christians, despite the state governor Aminu Tambuwal imposing a curfew on the state.
Adeboye had held a series of state crusades across Nigeria.
Adeboye said in a social media post that although the physical gathering was postponed, the church would continue to support Enter Sokoto.
He wrote: “Postponed but God turned it around. We trust in the great plan of our God!
“When God turned back the captivity of Zion, we were like them in that dream.
“We serve a god who specializes in using impossible situations for his glory.
“When in doubt, look at death and die Resurrection of Jesus exactly! The devil thought he killed him, but his death and resurrection brought life to many. He keeps turning it around for our good. In this power we move