State-of-the-nation: Obasanjo asks Nigerians to seek God’s help

State-of-the-nation: Obasanjo asks Nigerians to seek God’s help


Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former President, has asked Nigerians faith to seek God’s help in order to overcome the challenges facing the nation.

According to Tribune, Obasanjo gave the advice during an intercessory prayer session on Saturday in Ogun State, south West Nigeria.

The former president who joined the meeting virtually, drew reference from the Bible Book of Psalms 27 verse 7 to buttress his views, said: “We seem to have been overwhelmed with the crisis in our land, that is why we are here.

“We have some challenges. These are beyond what we can handle we have to cry to God.

“Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed, those in government, executive, legislators, public servant, Civil servant, private sector, we are overwhelmed.

“God cannot be overwhelmed. He is omnipotent, omnipresent. I believe God will heal our land that is the reason we are here”, he said.

On his part, the Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), the Most Reverend (Dr) Michael Fape, bemoan the widespread insecurity and economic and political upheavals that have befall the nation.

He said: “We steal, we embezzle the resources that should be used for public.

“Nigeria is in dire need of divine intervention. We should humble ourselves, repent of our sins and turn away from our wicked ways”, he stressed.

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