President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of his government to continue to support the church and ensure the freedom of worship of its citizens. According to NAN, Buhari disclosed this at the opening of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion Standing Committee Meeting on Wednesday in Abuja. The President, who was represented by the Minister for Youths and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, also urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the country’s success.
“I wish to inform you that this government will continue to support the church in the freedom of worship,” he said.
“We will continue to work with the Nigerian inter-religious council on issues about religion and I encourage you all to keep praying for Nigeria, our dear country.
“As we look forward to the fourth coming elections, we must hope and pray for God’s will to be done.
“God’s kingdom will never come until his people seek his will and do his will in their daily living, in their family and in our nation. My prayer is that God’s will be of utmost importance in our lives.”
Earlier, Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN) President, Daniel Okoh, represented by Bishop Mike Akpami, reiterated the association’s commitment to continue to identify with the Anglican Communion.