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Pray for 2015, Adeboye urges Nigerians

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Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Adeboye
Pastor Adeboye

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has called on Nigerians to be persistent in their prayers for Nigeria. [showads ad=GLO]

Adeboye made the call at the annual Christmas Carol and thanksgiving service organised by the Oyo State Government in Ibadan on Saturday.

Also present at the event were Governor Abiola Ajimobi; his wife, Florence; his deputy, Moses Alake; Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Oyo State, Johnson Olabisi; Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Oyo State, Taiwo Adelakun; leader, Living Spring International, Femi Emmanuel; traditional rulers and several others.

Adeboye stressed the need for the country not to doubt the work of God as miracles could happen any time.[showads ad=GLO]

He said, “The year is almost running to the end but let us remain persistent in prayers because miracles can always happen. We are going into an important year, so we need prayers as always.”

Adeboye stressed the need for the country not to doubt the work of God as miracles could happen any time.

He said, “The year is almost running to the end but let us remain persistent in prayers because miracles can always happen. We are going into an important year, so we need prayers as always.”

Ajimobi spoke on how his government changed people’s negative perception of the state.

He said, “Peace and security determine the success of any government. We imagine Oyo will be the best in the country. What we have achieved so far is through prayers and hard work. We intend to keep doing them.”

Ajimobi spoke on how his government changed people’s negative perception of the state.

He said, “Peace and security determine the success of any government. We imagine Oyo will be the best in the country. What we have achieved so far is through prayers and hard work. We intend to keep doing them.” [showads ad=GLO]

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