President Goodluck Jonathan and Pastor Adeboye
Dec 18, 2011 – President Jonathan Begs Pastor Adeboye; Pray For Me
President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday urged the church to support his transformation agenda.
He also asked for the backing of Nigerians in his plan to remove fuel subsidy. naijagists.com
The President who spoke yesterday through the Minister of Labour and Productivity,Mr.Emeka Nwogwu at this year’s Holy Ghost Congress at the Redeemed City,Ogun State, said “I am guided by biblical principles of transparency in leadership. Government is pursuing the agenda of regaining government trust in the eyes of the people through his security agenda to foster unity and peace”.
Jonathan pleaded with the General Overseer GO of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye to pray for him and thanked the church and the GO for their support during the April presidential election which he won.
He said his victory was made possible through the prayers of Adeboye.
Nwogwu said the president won’t let Nigeria and Nigerians down as he takes every decision with them in mind.
“A new thing has happened in Nigeria because your brother and friend, the president shares your vision,”the minister said.
Adeboye gave the theme for the first 2012 Holy Ghost Service in January,: ‘A New Alter to the Lord’.
He prayed for the countryand expressed optimism that Nigeria would be better and “experience a new dawn.”
A total of 30 babies: 15 boys and 15 girls were born during the one week convention.
Dignitaries at the service included the wives of the Ogun State governor, Mrs Olufunso Amosun;that of Lagos State, Dame Abimbola Fashola; and deputy governor of Lagos State,Mrs Adejoke Adefulire-Orelope, who implored religious leaders to keep praying for leaders.
Also present were delegates from different parts of the world.(the nation)