Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation Mr Boss Mustapha has described the latest transition from one management to a different by the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) because the smoothest and most peaceable ever within the historical past of the affiliation.
Mustapha who represented the Federal Authorities on the valedictory session of the outgoing CAN president, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, congratulated the brand new management led by Reverend Daniel Okoh whereas commending the outgoing management for a peaceable transition.
“You’ve got demonstrated that with Godly management, we are able to have a peaceable nation, we are able to have a peaceable affiliation, and by the point of transition of management, it may be carried out, it occurred with out rancour, with out bitterness.
“One of many biggest qualities of a godly chief is to work in pursuit of peace and reconcilation.
“Within the days of previous, the church is a custodian of knowledge and data, the custodian of path. My prayer, even in instances like this, is that the church ought to return to its major duty of praying for the nation, of giving path to the nation. I see a wonderful church rising from the ashes of what’s occurring on this nation.
“Oh Lord elevate for us a prophet of whom we’d come and enquire of the issues of the nation,” he prayed.
Additionally talking, former Governor of Anambra state and Labour Celebration (LP) presidential candidate, Mr Peter Obi, urged Nigerians to recollect the nation in prayers because it embarks on a transition course of to elect new leaders within the subsequent few months.
He urged Nigerians to recollect these in public workplaces and incoming ones in order that they’d use public cash for public good.
The LP presidential aspirant whereas congratulating the outgoing and new management, recommended the CAN for a easy transition, noting that your complete nation has loads to study from them because it embarks on normal election the following 12 months.
“Keep in mind your nation in prayers; bear in mind these in public workplace; these coming into public workplace, to make use of public cash for the folks.”
Additionally talking Governor of Delta state Prof Ifeanyi Okowa additionally stated the church has a job to wish for the nation, including that loads wanted to be carried out by the church when it comes to prayers given the forthcoming normal elections within the nation.
He nonetheless stated “As we transfer to the following few weeks, there’s loads to be carried out. The lord alone will resolve what would occur on this nation.
Governor of Benue state, Mr Samuel Ortom urged the church to stand up and work in direction of unity.
He, nonetheless, praised CAN for not letting itself be intimidated by insecurity pervading the land, urging the church to not be dismayed as those that reside by the sword saying they’d additionally perish by the sword.