The ongoing #HallelujahChallenge hosted by Nathaniel Bassey goes global as it draws the attention of CNN – one of the world’s leading international news platform.
Reported by Torera Idowu and Stephanie Busari for CNN’s African Voices, the feature detailed how renowned music minstrel Nathaniel Bassey started the online praise and worship session #HallelujahChallenge which has so far recorded 68,000+ participants on Instagram including Nigerian celebrities like Funke Akindele, Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, Ini Edo, Toke Makinwa, many more.
According to the report on CNN, Statistics from Evolve Press reveal 10,000 posts with the hashtag “#HallelujahChallenge” and over 18,000 with the hashtag “#olowogbogboro” making it the number one trend in Nigeria.
“I had a sense which is the leading of the spirit to praise God the whole of this month,” Bassey told CNN
“Against the backdrop of the challenges in the world today especially in our nation, with the scourge of terrorism and the recession … it has brought a sense of hope and respite. It is a reflection of the desire and hunger for answers and for hope,” he said.
As more testimonies roll in from the #HallelujahChallenge, Nathaniel Bassey still takes out time to share as many as possible on his Instagram page. He has also opened a blog Hallelujahchallenge.blogspot.com where participants share their testimonies easily via comments..
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