In a country deeply divided between ethnic and religious lines, the untimely sickness and medical treatment of the president has increased fears and tensions in Nigeria. However, The Nasarawa State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has created a committee to intensify prayers for the quick recovery of President Buhari. Despite their differences, the CAN does not want to see the disintegration of the country. They plan to tour the 13 local government areas of the state to encourage Christians on the need to live in peace and harmony.
07/09/2017 Nigeria (Daily Post) – The Nasarawa State Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has setup a committee to intensify prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari currently on medical vacation in London.
The state’s CAN Chairman, Bishop Joseph Masin made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on Thursday.
“We pray that may Almighty God grant the President speedy recovery in order for him to come back and continue his responsibilities in office.
“He is our President, so he needs our prayers and we all need to pray for him, irrespective of our differences,” he said.
According to him, the committee is also charged with the responsibility of praying for the peaceful coexistence among the different ethnic and religious groups in the state.