Friday, 14 October 2016

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara join Christian lawmakers to pray for Nigeria

AS the country battles the current economic recession, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President are expected to join Christian legislators in the National Assembly including the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara to offer prayers for the economic recovery of the country.

This year’s prayer session, which is the 7th annual National Prayer Breakfast organised by the Christian lawmakers, is expected to hold at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, has the theme Tree and its fruits: Is yours a blessing or a curse to Nigeria.
Briefing journalists yesterday, President of Christian Legislators Fellowship, Senator Barnabas Gemade, who was flanked by the Senior Special Assistant to the President Buhari, Senator Ita Enang and other members of the forum said that its motivation was to inspire righteousness and godliness in leadership.

Senator Gemade restated the need for leaders in the country to uphold righteousness as a virtue in the discharge of their duties, adding that the prayer breakfast was also aimed at building bridges of unity and engenders harmony and progress. He explained that the national prayer breakfast was a world known event and a non-denominational gathering for market place Christians to honour and praise God.

Source: Vanguard Online News