Former Head of State, Common Yakubu Gowon says that with collective and concerted prayers from all Nigerians irrespective of faith or ethnicity, the nation will win the struggle in opposition to armed banditry, kidnapping and different social ills bedevilling the company existence of the nation.
Gowon made the assertion at a one-day prayer rally to hunt God’s intervention held on the Calvary Life Meeting, Nomansland, Kano.
Optimistic that Nigeria will overcome the worrisome incapacity confronting it, he urged the Christian devoted to not renege on their religion in God.
“We want God intervention to bail us out of the predicaments going through us as a nation.
“Our gathering in Kano at this time is an expression of our love and religion in our nation Nigeria for God to listen to our prayer and heal the land.
“We’re bringing earlier than our Lord the myriads of our issues: insecurity, banditry, murders, political, financial and social issues. God, assist us discover answer to all these issues which have given our nation a foul picture.
“Lord, hear our honest confession of our wrongs previously and current and forgive us as a individuals and nation. We make an apology and mercy. Lord, heal our nation and heal us individually and collectively,” Gowon, who’s the chairman and convener of Nigeria Prays, stated.
As Head of State, Gowon presided over the controversial Nigerian Civil Struggle in 1967.
The Civil Struggle is listed as one of many deadliest in fashionable historical past, with some accusing Gowon of crimes in opposition to humanity and genocide.
Gowon maintains that he dedicated no wrongdoing in the course of the struggle and that his management saved the nation.
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