Three Things That Will Make Nigeria Great Again As Identified By Obasanjo

Published 1 month ago by: Olusanya Akinrinola
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at 08:23 AM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)

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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has identified prayer, praise and faith in God as the three instruments to make Nigeria great again.

He said the country needs these three spiritual instruments to overcome the myriad of socio-economic and political challenges besetting the country.

The former military and democratic leader stated this at the 2019 National Altar of Praise and Prayer for the Nation, entitled: ‘As in the Days of Jehoshaphat,’ taken from II Chronicles 20:22, held at Molete Baptist Church, Ibadan.

The event was organised by the Gospel Musicians Association of Nigeria (GOMAN), under the leadership of Evangelist Funmi Aragbaye.

Obasanjo, who was represented by former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Doyin Okupe, said praising God, prayer to God and faith in God are the three factors that could make God heal Nigeria, reshuffle it and prosper the nation.

According to him, “I identify with the theme of this event, which is ‘As in the Days of Jehoshaphat,’ taken from II Chronicles 20:22. The theme is all about praise, prayer and faith in God. With praise, prayer and faith, God will surely heal our land, reshuffle it and prosper this nation.”

Obasanjo said that God, who has been so merciful to Nigeria and Nigerians, only demands and desires exhortation from human beings.

“I believe in the sovereignty of God and helplessness or lack of capacity of man to gratify the enormity of His grace and mercy over us. For everything that God brings to us, 90 per cent of it, we are not even aware of. But the only thing we can give back to Him is praise. That is all he demands and desires from us,” he said.

He pointed out that for praise, prayer and faith to be acceptable before God, one must not be slothful.

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Henrybobo at 11:18 AM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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Ok
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Patode at 12:01 PM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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If Obasanjo had provided electricity with the $16 billion, most things will have been taken care of.
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kellyonly at 12:49 PM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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This man is a confused man, he need medical treatment urgent
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ikpotokin at 02:37 PM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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Thief
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maxzy277 at 03:42 PM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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Old age syndrome  Grin. Nigerians are the most religious individually, groups, community, states & Country, but still asking us to try more, are we the only Country that God will be looking after ni Huh?
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Baye77 at 09:31 PM, 14/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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First thing that will and would have made Nigeria great is you actually using our $16B to provide electricity..old man, go to your (our) farm and relax nd be quiet
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Movik039 at 05:27 AM, 15/08/2019 (1 month ago)
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He use the money to build his university.
Poor people cannot eat ,no work.
No good road.no electricity,no good water,poor security systems.
Baba iyabo you are real Omo ale.
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