The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has prayed for Nigeria to have peaceful and fair elections as the country heads to the polls on Saturday, February 16.
Archbishop Justin Welby in a tweet on Thursday, February 14, expressed the hope that Nigeria’s 2019 elections will build on the successes recorded from the 2015 general elections.
He also prayed for God to bless Nigeria which he described as a wonderful nation.
"Around the world we are praying with great hope for peaceful and fair elections in Nigeria, which build on the successful voting and calm transition in 2015. May God bless you in His power – and may He bless this wonderful nation," he tweeted.
Meanwhile, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, on Wednesday, February 13, urged Nigerians to use the forthcoming general elections to elect Godfearing and credible leaders for the country.
Adams also urged all politicians contesting the elections to go to the polls with civility, saying that Nigerians’ attitudes matter in ensuring a peaceful election.
He also expressed the believe that restructuring would be the best option for Nigeria as a nation.
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