InterFaith group begins prayers for President Buhari’s re-election

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the National InterFaith and Religious Organisations for Peace (NIFROP) seems to have thrown its weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, saying it shall pray fervently that he is re-elected as president.

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari

The Group also said it shall pray against the wanton killing of Nigerians in Plateau State and the herdsmen crisis.

According to Abubakar Wada who is the Chairman, Organising Secretary for the Interfaith 40 days prayer session for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari and Peace in Nigeria, said it was necessary for all religious leaders to rally round President Buhari for Peace to reign in the country.

Bishop Sunday Garuba who also spoke at the event charged Nigerians to be more fervent in prayer so that the Nation could overcome its present challenges.

He said,

“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.

“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.

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