- Yemi Osinbajo recently led fervent prayers for the nation to overcome challenges in various areas, including security
- The vice president spoke at the dedication of new buildings opened by two Christian denominations in Abuja on Sunday, September 12
- Osinbajo during the ceremony used the opportunity to also pray for an end to the spate of attacks in the country
Abuja - Amid the rise of insecurity across the country, Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, led some men of God to pray for the country's victory against the sponsors and perpetrators of violence.
Premium Times reports that Osinbajo took the prayers during the dedication of the All Saints Anglican Church Wuse Zone 5, and the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) City of David Parish, Utako, in Abuja.
The vice president while speaking on Sunday, September 12, used the occasion to pray for an end to the spate of violent attacks in parts of the country, Nigerian Tribune added.
According to him, the Nigerian government will continue to work hard at finding solutions to the challenges confronting the nation.
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At the dedication of the new buildings, Osinbajo explained that though the forces of evil and hate, as well as the battle between light and darkness, is more intense than ever, the people will prevail.
Nigerians are unbreakable, says Osinbajo
Earlier, the vice president declared that despite the activities of those with divisive agenda, Nigeria will prevail over her tribulations due to the resilience, faith, hope, and strength of its people.
Describing Nigerians as unbreakable people, Osinbajo emphasized the shared interests of nationals across different facets of life.
He noted that Nigeria's diversity can be used to drive further economic growth.
Osinbajo to elites: Let’s sacrifice, bring people together, heal rifts
Meanwhile, Osinbajo submitted that despite the nation’s current challenges, Nigerians must avoid drifting towards voices that appeal to darker impulses.
He said citizens must instead counter fear, despair, and division with inspiring faith, creative optimism, and solidarity.
He specifically called on the elites to act in solidarity and build a consensus to settle contending issues in the nation and enlarge the circle of opportunity, especially for young people.