Senator Ahmed Lawan, the Senate president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has announced that Nigeria needs the prayer of its citizens to overcome its challenges.
The senate president was quoted in a statement released and signed by his Special Adviser (Media) Ola Awoniyi, on Wednesday.
This he said during the reception of the Christian Legislators’Legislators’ Fellowship of the national assembly delegates, he said: “on the basis of circumstances that we find ourselves today, the diverse issues that Nigeria and its citizens are facing, where there’s, even more, need to pray,”
The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege led the delegates in the company of the Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, who was also in attendance at the meeting.
The meeting aimed to invite the Senate President to grace the 10th National Prayer Breakfast billed to hold on October 31, 2019, at the International Conference Center, Abuja.
Lawan said, the prayer breakfast is coming at the needed time and charged everyone to be present to seek the face of God to answer our prayers because of the programme.
“At present, we encountering serious challenges with our security. We need to pray for them to be able to function well.”
“It goes beyond giving them sophisticated weapons; God’sGod’s power is beyond physical weapons. I believe the people of faith will continue to pray for our security agencies to protect us,”
“We have to do whatever we can to be as truthful, transparent and accountable to our people,”
“I believe Nigeria needs prayers and unity among all faith. We worship one God, and he is the only way through which we can have our country led properly.”