By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Tuesday declared that Nigeria will get better within the next three to six months with the crude oil price increasing tremendously in the international market
The governor stated this while speaking at a special prayers for the economy, security, peace, progress and unity of the nation, Oyo state and the indigenes, and safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country held at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan
He stressed that within the next three to six months, things would have stabilised better in Nigeria as the country is getting better and things are improving by the day.
“Nigeria is getting better. The crude oil price has increased tremendously in the international market and I know for sure that within the next three to six months, things will have improve lot more. Let us all just work more together”he said.
Speaking on the prayer, the governor said it was “more than a prayer session for President Buhari’s recovery alone but for the entire country to prosper and allow peace to reign”,saying,“this event is organised for three reasons”.
“First, it is to appreciate God for all he has done for us so that he can do more. Secondly, we are here to seek God’s guidance as to how to lead this nation. And thirdly, it is to pray for the sound health of our President, vice President, leaders of the National Assembly and all our leaders both at the National and state level.
I pray that the country will continue to progress. The prayer is not for Buhari alone but for all of us as the leaders and the led. It is not fair for anybody to wish another person death”.
Apostle Sunday Popoola, of the Word Communication Ministriees (WOCOM) and Sheik Muhideen Ajani-Bello, in their sermon, urged Nigerians not to lose fate in the country or the present political administration, but make positive confessions at all times
Apostle Popoola and Sheik Ajani-Bello while tasking Nigerians on the need for regular prayers for the nation’s. political leaders to turn things around for the good of the country solicited for peace and support of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration
Special Adviser to Governor Ajimobi on Community Relations, Mr. Siyanbade in his welcome address, declared that the idea of praying together “for the state in particular and Nigeria in general was conceived by the muslim and christians leaders who felt that something is missing in our national life and that missing link is coming together to pray for the country.
“As a developing country, we are bedevilled by many vices. The country is face with the problem of religious insurgences in the North East of the country which had claimed many lives, kidnapping for ransom is very rampant in all parts of the country, economic sabotage of policies and economic recession are all affecting social, political and economic life of the country”
The prayer was attended by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, representatives of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Eleruwa of Eruwa, Oba Samuel Adegbola and other dignitaries from across the state.
By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan.