Just as the world turns its eye on the forthcoming election in Nigeria, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has prayed for the country to have a peaceful and fair election on Saturday, February 16.
Archbishop Justin Welby in a tweet on Thursday, February 14, expressed the hope that Nigeria’s 2019 elections will build on the successes recorded from the 2015 general elections.
The Archbishop went further to pray that God will bless Nigeria which he described as a wonderful nation. “Around the world we are praying with great hope for peaceful and fair elections in Nigeria, which build on the successful voting and calm transition in 2015. May God bless you in His power and may He bless this wonderful nation,” he tweeted.
In a related development, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, on Wednesday, February 13, had urged Nigerians to use the forthcoming general elections to elect God-fearing and credible leaders for the country.
Adams also urged all politicians contesting in the elections to go to the polls with civility, saying that Nigerians’ attitudes matter in ensuring a peaceful election. He also expressed believe that restructuring would be the best option for Nigeria as a nation. The forthcoming election more than ever has drawn the attention of many world over to Nigeria just as the country decides come Saturday, February 16.