National president of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Felix Omobude, has urged all leaders in the Pentecostal community to use the occasion of the 57th independence anniversary, to lead their congregations in prayers for the nation and leaders at all levels of government. Rev. Felix Omobude also urged the leaders to appeal to their members on the need to be patriotic at all times and join hands together in affirmation of the unity of Nigeria.
He also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and all Nigerians on the 57th Anniversary of Nigeria as an independent nation. Whatever the challenges we face as a nation, there is every assurance that we shall overcome as a people. He concluded by saying “We are confident that our past or present circumstances cannot hold us down as a nation, but will only usher in a better tomorrow for the country and all Nigerians”.
Christian Association of Nigeria, in a letter signed by its Secretary, Baba Aladura Israel Akinadewo, said the deceased lived a good life.
Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria as a body also said the late Chief Imam’s contribution to the State in terms of “religious tolerance and peaceful relationship with the Christian community”.
Christian Association of Nigeria, in the letter dated September 25, prayed that the soul rest in peace and for God to comfort his family.