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Nigeria needs divine intervention, says Obasanjo


Obasanjo Nigeria

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday urged Nigerians and public office holders to seek the face of God over the country’s overwhelming crises.
Obasanjo made the disclosure at the 16th edition of the virtual Prayer Breakfast organised by the Ogun state chapter of the Christians Association of Nigeria.

According to the former president, the situation in Nigeria calls for all Nigerians to cry to God for help.

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“We seem to have been overwhelmed with the crises in our land. That is why we are here. We have some challenges. These are beyond what we can handle we have to cry to God.”

“Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed, those in government, executive, legislators, public servant, civil servant, private sector, we are overwhelmed.

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“God cannot be overwhelmed. He is omnipotent, Omnipresent, I believe God will heal our land that is the reason we are here,” Obasanjo added.

In the same vein, the Archbishop of Lagos Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Michael Fape, opined that it was obvious things have fallen apart in the country.

While making reference to II Chronicle 7 vs 14, the Bishop warned Nigerians to humble themselves and turn away from wicked ways, stressing that some churches have been turned to havens of backbiting and wicked acts.

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“We steal, we embezzle the resources that should be used for the public. Nigeria is in dire need of divine intervention. We should humble ourselves, repent our sins and turn away from our wicked ways.”