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Pray for Nigeria’s unity, progress, President Buhari urges Christians at Lent; Presides over FEC meeting

President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 14th Feb 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Christians to pray for Nigerian as they begin the Lenten season, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), on behalf of the President also enjoined Christians “to intensify love, brotherliness and concern for the less privileged members of their communities in order to strengthen the bond of togetherness.”
Full text of the statement:
President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Christians in Nigeria on the solemn occasion of the commencement of this year’s Lenten season.
As they join their counterparts worldwide to emulate the worthy example of Jesus Christ who fasted 40 days at the beginning of His earthly ministry, the President urges Christian brothers and sisters to pray fervently for the country’s unity and progress.
He believes that Nigeria’s existence as one united country is a divine arrangement and nothing should be done to put it asunder.
President Buhari enjoins 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.

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