PFN President calls for prayer for Nigeria
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has called on all Nigerians to continue to keep Nigeria in their prayers, assuring them that whatever the challenges of the moment might be, only the word of God concerning Nigeria will prevail.
PFN National President, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, in a Christmas message by his spokesperson, Simbo Olorunfemi, expressed appreciation to God for his grace and benevolence towards his people and the privilege of another Christmas celebration.
“Christmas is not just another celebration; it is a reminder of the goodness of God and fulfilment of his promise of redemption. It speaks to hope, joy, and a new beginning, reminding us that no matter how long it takes to manifest, God’s plan will never fail nor falter.” Bishop Oke said.
Bishop Oke commiserated with families and victims of terrorist and violent attacks in different parts of the country and prayed for comfort and strength for them at this time.
He called on all Christians, as they celebrate Christmas, to take time to pray for the peaceful conduct of next year’s elections so that it might usher in political leadership at all levels that are God-fearing, knowledgeable, and competent. He called for the vigilance and participation of all Nigerians in the electoral process to ensure that there is transparency and fairness.
“Our prayer is that this year’s celebration of the birth of our saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ, will usher in a rebirth in every area of our life as a country so that Nigerians can experience the fullness of joy as citizens of Nigeria. We wish all Nigerians a joyful Christmas and a prosperous new year,” he said.
Bishop Oke called on the government and security agents to work harder to guarantee the security of Nigerians, reminding them that the security of the lives and property of the people is the primary responsibility of the government.
He also urged enjoined the government not to relent in its effort until perpetrators of these heinous crimes are apprehended and made to face justice.