Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says the country is besieged by crises from all directions and urges Nigerians to pray to God to save the country.
He made the disclosure on Saturday, June 5 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at the 16th edition of the Prayer Breakfast. Obasanjo, at the event organized in his honor by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State chapter, Obasanjo said the crisis was beyond the people’s ability to handle and that Nigeria needed healing.
“That is why we are here. “We have some challenges. These are beyond what we can handle. We have to cry to God.
“Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed. Those in government, executive, legislators, public servant, civil servant, private sector, we are overwhelmed,” he said.
“He is omnipotent, omnipresent. I believe God will heal our land; that is the reason we are here,” he added.
In recent news, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo lashed out at the leadership of the country for their poor leadership qualities.
In the view of Obasanjo, bad leadership has brought the country to the current state of heightened insecurity among other things.
Obasanjo addressed an audience at an event at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
Obasanjo said: “My prayer is that all of us will have something to contribute to making this country what God has created it to be – a land flowing with milk and honey.
“Right now, it is a land flowing with bitterness and sadness, that is not what God wants this country to be. We must change the narrative, we must talk to ourselves in the civilised language.
“Nowhere you go in this country you will not see geniuses in any section. So, why should we look down on ourselves?