Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called on Nigerians to pray for the country for a more speedy and sustainable economic recovery.
In his Christmas message to Nigerians, the Governor said the occasion called for sober reflections and individual contributions to the growth and development of the nation,
He said: “Christians should also use the period of the festivities to pray for the nation’s leadership for divine direction and guidance”.
According to the governor, “the task of a nation’s growth and development is an arduous and daunting one that requires divine guidance”.
He urged the citizens to pray for peace and harmony in Nigeria.
The governor enjoined Christians to imbibe the lessons of Christmas by dedicating their lives to the services of humanity and the nation and as well strive for religious harmony at all times by sharing love and comfort.
The governor pledged to rededicate himself to implementing programmes that would give relief to the people stressing that all on-going projects he is currently executing in the state would be completed before he leaves office.