Adeboye, Sanwo-Olu seek prayer for leaders
Urge Nigerians stop negative criticisms
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has urged Nigerians to pray for their leaders and stop every form of negative criticisms.
He lamented that people have opted for condemnation instead of seeking solutions through intercession.
The General Overseer spoke, yesterday, during the monthly thanksgiving service at the RCCG Headquarters, The Throne of Grace, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, to commemorate Nigeria’s 62nd Independence anniversary celebration.
Adeboye said: “If leaders make mistakes, it is the followers that will suffer. As such, followers must not relent in praying to God to give the leaders direction on how to lead rightly.
“We have spent so much time criticising them. You should pray for them. I am praying for them and I pray you will join me.”
SIMILARLY, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who attended the service in company of his wife, Dr. Ibijoke, called for prayers from Nigerians, stressing that prayers remain crucial to bringing Nigeria out of the current challenges.
Sanwo-Olu, who appreciated God for keeping Nigeria, especially Lagos State together despite varying challenges, said: “We should not relent in prayers for peace in Nigeria, states and among leaders. It is when the people have peace that the nation can be peaceful.”
Also, Special Assistant to the General Overseer on Administration and Pastor in Charge of Region 1, Oladele Balogun, said God had placed Nigeria in a strategic position and with her Independence falling on October, it has a spiritual connotation.
He urged youths leaving the country to stay back, expressing optimism that the best is yet to come for the country.