– A group of clerics have called for support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election
– The clerics during a 40-days prayers and fasting in Abuja said any man of God not in support of President Buhari was not called by God
– They also charged all men of God to unite and support the president ahead of next year polls
The chairman, organising secretary for the 40 days prayer session for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and peace in Nigeria, Alhaji Abubakar Wada, has said any man of God not in support of Buhari at the moment was not called by God.
Wada who spoke at the second day of the prayer session organised by the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP) in Abuja on Thursday, October 11, said it is necessary for all religious leaders at the moment to rally round President Buhari for peace to reign in the country.
He said Buhari is the only messiah that can salvage the country from its present predicaments and with persistent prayers, all the storms confronting the nation can be a thing of the past.
Stating that religious leaders have a great role to play in ensuring the success of the forthcoming election, Wada charged all men of God to unite and support the president ahead of next year polls.
Also speaking at the session, Bishop Sunday Garuba charged Nigerians to be more fervent in prayer so that the nation can overcome its present challenges.
Garuba said that an array of soul-enriching activities to make the event worth the while have been lined up.
“We shall commence this programme with worship and praise by guest singers and choirs. After which we shall begin Intercessory prayer session for Nigeria, prayer session for President Buhari and his cabinet, prayer for the Nigerian troops at the war front, intercessory prayer for the upcoming general election and peaceful conduct by all citizens, and Intercessory prayer for our dear president and his victory at the poll,” Garuba said.
He added: “We shall also hold a special Thanksgiving session with praises to appreciate God for the defeat of Boko Haram and the political killers who came to torment the citizens of our dear country.
“A prayer against evil men on the Plateau and other forces of evil across Nigeria that have continued to encourage bloodletting in recent times.
There shall also be a different representation of members of the various faiths gathered, as well as messages of solidarity to the good people of Nigeria
My dear brothers and sisters gathered here, we are gathered to pray and fervently. We are gathered to pray against evil forces. We are also gathered to pray for the betterment of our dear country Nigeria.
God in his infinite mercies would make this event a huge success and also, by his grace alone President Muhammdu Buhari shall return in 2019,” he said.