Monday, August 19, 2013

God will uproot bad leaders in Nigeria - Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Monday during his visit to Gethsemane Prayer Ministries Cathedral, Eleyele, Ibadan, prayed that God should uproot all the leaders with evil intentions against the country.

"I want God to uproot bad leaders from Nigeria as a way of moving the country forward from the present situation," - he said

He also faulted the prediction that the country would break up by 2015, saying that similar prediction by France had already failed.

The former Head of State said, "Nigerians should stand up as one and intercede on the crises rocking this nation. That is when God will uproot all the leaders that have evil intention against this country.

Nigerians needs to desist from creating problems which they cannot solve and stop blaming God for their shortcomings.

"We had series of crises in the past and if Nigerians can pray fervently well, sooner or later, this country will be free from its challenges; God has heard our cries and will surely answer.

"I don't believe that the
prediction by America that
Nigeria will break before 2015
will happen. France said the
same thing in the past that we
will break up before 2014, but
we still stand as one.

"Every Nigerian should stand
against the claims. If we believes
that it will not happen, then it
will not.

"I believe God will not allow
such to happen. Nigeria Prays is
really praying against such."

On political activities ahead of
2015 general elections, Gowon advised that the over-
ambitious politicians should be
ignored, as they spelt doom for
the nation.

"Politicians should not be selfish
but should protect the interest
of the people to ensure
equitable development of the

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