- A three-day national prayer and fasting programme will be embarked upon by a non-government organisation, Save Nigeria Project Initiative
- The organisation will be collaborating with the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Muslim Community
- The group urged patriotic Nigerians to join the prayer session so as to make the country great again
A non-governmental organisation, Save Nigeria Project Initiative led by former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), in collaboration with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Muslim community will be praying against insecurity in the country.
They will be embarking on a three-day national prayer and fasting programme tagged "Nigeria will be great again".
In a statement by its national coordinator, Dr Ademola Ekundayo, the group said that the national programme would hold at the National Ecumenical Centre and National Mosque in Abuja simultaneously in October.
It said: “The programme is in obedience to the commandment of God as revealed in a vision during seven days praying and fasting programme embarked upon by members of the SNPI to make Nigeria great.
“Eight delegates, comprising of four Muslims and four Christians are expected from each of the 774 local governments areas of the federation.”
Those expected at the event include General Gowon; the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor EA Adeboye; chief imam of the University of Ibadan, Dr Oloyede Abdul-Rahaman and a host of others.
The group called on patriotic Nigerians to join the prayer session so as to make the country great again.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that he had directed security chiefs to re-strategise security operations and re-position for optimum results.
The president made the disclosure during a visit to internally displaced persons in Batsari local government council, Katsina state, on Wednesday, August 14.
He further assured victims of banditry attacks that security measures would be deployed by the federal government and operations strengthened, in order to safeguard lives and property.
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