Owing to the height of insecurity in Nigeria, former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, with an NGO save Nigeria Project Initiative, in collaboration with the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN and the Muslim community have planned to go on three-day national prayer and fasting programme with the theme: “Nigeria will be Great Again.’’
In a statement by its national coordinator, Dr Ademola Ekundayo, the group said: “the programme is in line with the revelation and leading to pray for the country during the seven days praying and fasting programme embarked upon by members of the SNPI to make Nigeria great.
The programme will require that eight delegates, comprising of four Muslims and four Christians should come from each of the 774 local governments areas of the federation. This national programme will hold at the national ecumenical centre and national Mosque in Abuja simultaneously in October.
All patriotic Nigerians are however urged to join the prayer session in a bid to make the country great again. The event will feature dignitaries like general Gowon; the general overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A Adeboye; Dr Oloyede Abdulrahman, Chief Imam, University of Ibadan and host of others.