- A religious group has concluded its plan to hold a intercessory night of Prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari
- The prayer session will take place at the Nyanya Prayer Ground, Abuja on Saturday, May 13
- The session which will include supplication thanksgiving for Nigeria and President Buhari two years in office
A religious group has concluded its plan to hold a intercessory night of Prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari.
The group, Northern Inter-Faith and Religious Organization said, the prayer session, which will include supplication thanksgiving for Nigeria and President Buhari two years in office will take place at the Nyanya Prayer Ground, Abuja on Saturday, May 13.
Speaking to journalists in Abuja, the national coordinator of the group Musa Fomson said there is need to pray for the president's health.
Fomson, a Bishop said, Nigerians must learn to ask God to strengthen President Buhari in his strive to champion the affairs of the nation.
"Our economy needs prayers too. It has taken only the grace of God and the prudence of President Muhammadu Buhari's government to keep Nigeria from the brink economically.
We thank God for this because we did not end up like Venezuela which has similar configuration as us. While thank God for this good fortune we nonetheless recognize that our economy needs prayers," Fomson said.
NAIJ.com gathered that the Bishop also called on Nigerians to come together and pray to God to heal the land and free Nigeria from the hands of "evil men whose aim is to hold back Nigeria's progress".
He said prior to the 2015 elections there were doubts which overwhelmed the land.
He also stressed that at that time, it was almost concluded that the election or its outcome will break up the country but God intervened through prayers.
"We are again confronted by not too pleasant situations brought about by human interference with the divine. Some persons have made it their life ambition to truncate the anti-corruption fight that the entire nation yearned for.
"Their contamination of the process is evident in the frustration of investigations. We see it in the bizarre rulings in our law courts. The din of pro-corruption protesters echoes across the world. The anti-corruption crusade needs prayers," he said.
He said God has used President Buhari to seal the mouth of some "evil men" who cause anguish to Nigerians through the instrumentality of terrorists and insurgents.
"They make the blood of Nigerians flow to drink in their wicked covens. In this we again thank God for President Buhari, whose competent military chiefs have pushed back the evil.
We however do not lose sight of the truth. These evil people are beyond the ordinary, the security breaches in Nigeria have their spiritual connections.
The Bishop also urged all Nigerian to join the group in praying for the nation and its leadership.
"We invite Nigerians of all faiths to join us on this night as it is important that we pray for President Buhari's health and quick recovery because of the many things that God is planning to use him for beyond 2019," he said.
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