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Ash Wednesday: Buhari Urges Christians To Pray For Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr. Femi Adesina (File Photo)

President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Wednesday, 14th February, called on Christians to pray for Nigeria’s unity and progress.

The President made the call in a statement signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina on the solemn occasion of the commencement of this year’s Lenten season worldwide.

He enjoined Christians to emulate the worthy example of Jesus Christ who fasted 40 days at the beginning of His earthly ministry, urging them to pray fervently for the country’s unity and progress.

President Buhari also expressed believe that Nigeria’s existence as one united country is a divine arrangement and nothing should be done to put it asunder.

He therefore, charged all Nigerians to intensify love, brotherliness and concern for the less privileged members of their communities in order to strengthen the bond of togetherness.

In conclusion, the President’s statement wished all Christians and Nigerians well as they begin the period of increased prayers, piety, sacrifice and selfless services.

Source: Naija News

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