Lent: Buhari Urges Christians To Pray For Nigeria’s Unity

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President Muhammadu Buhari

By; BENEDICT SUNDAY Kaduna

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Christians in Nigeria to pray fervently for the country’s unity and progress.

The president made the call on Wednesday, February 14, when he felicitated with Christians in Nigeria on the solemn occasion of the commencement of this year’s Lenten season.

In a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the president urged them to emulate the worthy example of Jesus Christ who fasted 40 days at the beginning of His earthly ministry.

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

The president enjoined all Nigerians to intensify love, brotherliness and concern for the less privileged members of their communities in order to strengthen the bond of togetherness.

As Christians begin the period of increased prayers, piety, sacrifice and selfless services, the President wishes them and all Nigerians well,”the statement read

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