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CAN parleys Buhari, Osinbajo on national security

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, are billed to join the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to seek the face of God in prayers over security and economic challenges facing the Nigeria.

Against this background, CAN has declared November 15-21, 2016, as national days of prayers and fasting for the country being a spiritual endeavour to specially organised to bail the country out of the security and economic challenges.

It is the second time the leadership of CAN would call for national prayers and fasting sessions since the emergence of Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle as the President.

The CAN President had initially called for a three-day prayers and fasting for the country in September to usher in the last independence anniversary.

According to a press statement issued and signed by the media assistant to the CAN President, Bayo Oladeji, every Christian and all churches are expected to participate in the seven days programme.

The grand finale comes up on November 21at the National Christian Centre with President Buhari and Prof Osinbajo in attendance.

“Both President Muhammadu Buhari and his Deputy, Prof Yemi Osinbajo have been invited by the CAN President, Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle to participate in the grand finale of the programme on November 21at the National Christian Centre with President Buhari and Prof Osinbajo,” Oladeji said.

The prayer points includes prayers against the economic hardship occasioned by the on-going, prayers against the menace of the murderous Fulani Herdsmen, prayers against the criminal activities of Boko Haram terrorists who are now attacking soft targets, and many others.