1000 clerics of the Christian faith stormed Abuja on Thursday for the grand finale of a rally to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.
clerics claim Buhari “is anointed to lead the country for eight years,
and as such, should be given the necessary support for him to fulfil the
They gathered at the Unity Fountain, Abuja, under the
auspices of the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organizations for
They urged Nigerians not to disrupt the flow of
God’s blessing to the land, but support Buhari’s reelection bid, so he
could “continue running the errand God has sent him”.
the rally, Bishop Sunday Garuba, National President of NIFROP, said:
“Before NIFROP announced today’s rally sometime last week, we had been
led by the spirit to hold forty days of fasting and prayer. In the
course of this exercise, undertaken on behalf of the nation, it was
revealed to us that President Buhari is God’s anointed to lead Nigeria
to greater heights.
“As you can see, we are more than 1,000
clerics across faiths and denominations. We are apolitical and only
delivered this message concerning President Buhari for it what our maker
has collectively instructed us to do and we cannot do otherwise, lest
we attract wrath unto ourselves.
“The unison of 1,000 clerics
of diverse faiths is something that should prick the interest of
Nigerians. But it is not a phenomenon for which we should waste time
seeking answers. The leadership style of President Buhari as defender of
all faiths, ordained to save our religions, is the source of the
newfound cohesion that has toned down the tendency for religion to be
the source of strife among communities. The naysayers may argue it but
Nigeria is on the way to recording fewer and fewer instances of
sectarian strife until the larger population of Nigeria will enjoy the
kind of cordial relations we have at NIFROP.
godly touch is manifesting in other facets of our national life. The
corruption that used to be the trademark of Nigeria is now being
recognized as an abomination to our creator, something that has been
made possible by President Buhari. We are aware that there are those now
seeking to return Nigeria to Egypt, back to the days when corruption
and theft of public funds was the order of the day.
“We stand on
the revelation given to us by God to declare that as He decreed, so
shall it be. We on this note appeal to the electorate to ward off evil
from Nigeria by aligning with God’s will by voting President Buhari to
continue with the work that has been entrusted to him.
aware that the opposition has been making false claims to present
themselves as the ones destined to take Nigeria to a greater height and
that they can liberate Nigerians but we know this for what it is. Lies
of the devil! They are known to the Bible as it is stated in 2 Peter
2:19 that ‘They promise (Nigerians) them freedom, but they themselves
are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is
enslaved’. Nigerians must therefore take heed lest they fall the lying
tongue that is intent on misleading them to reject God’s choice for