Osinbajo, Gowon see brighter future for Nigeria
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon(Rtd), on Sunday in Abuja thanked God for his goodness to Nigeria and also prayed for a more prosperous nation.
Osinbajo and Gowon were at the State House Chapel for the annual End of Year Thanksgiving Service.
Speaking with State House correspondents after the service, Osinbajo said that Nigerians had every reason to be extremely thankful to God.
“It has been a year where God has shown his faithfulness in some many ways; I think what God is also telling us is that the coming months and the coming years will be even better.
“Our country is going forward; our country is getting better and better; our country will prosper; our country will be a place of abundance; all of us will enjoy the fruit of this land.
“So my message is that we should continually thank God because God has helped us a great deal and he is set to help us even more,’’ he said.
On his part, Gowon said that his message for Nigeria was to pray ceaselessly.
He prayed that God would accept the genuine prayers offered by Nigerians.
“Let God answer all the good prayers for Nigeria; what he thinks is best for Nigeria.
“That is my message and prayer; so that we contribute to the peace of Nigeria,’’ he said.