Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has prayed God to present the Nigerian Military the knowledge and energy to finish Boko Haram insurgency.
Lalong mentioned the prayer on Sunday on the United Church Jos, in commemoration of the 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
“May God give our army the ability to carry boko haram insurgency to an finish.
“I additionally pray God to help them free these in captivity, particularly Leah Sharibu,” he mentioned.
Lalong mentioned that the Plateau government under his management would proceed to cooperate with security companies to revive peace in Nigeria.
He thanked the army for his or her sacrifices for a peaceable and united Nigeria.
“Last week I watched when some army personnel killed whereas defending the nation had been buried.
“I used to be instructed one married just one week before, it’s unlucky and I pray that their sacrifices is not going to be in useless,” he mentioned.
Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba, assured that the army would proceed to play its constitutional function in defending lives and property.
“As we draw near the 2019 normal elections, the Armed Forces are prepared to make sure that Nigerians train their proper to vote peacefully.
“We will proceed to make sure that there may be peace before, throughout and after the elections,” he assured.
Retired Col. Saturday Yilwat, Chairman, Nigeria Legion of Ex-service Men, Plateau chapter, recommended his colleagues nonetheless in service for his or her sacrifices within the North-East.
Rev Bulus Yamusa, in a sermon taken from the ebook of Joshua, urged Nigerians to hope to God to intervene within the affairs of the the nation.
Yamusa mentioned that as Joshua was given the function to steer Israelites to the promised land, Nigerians even have the function to make Nigeria the envy of different nations.
He urged Christians to come back out of their numbers to vote within the 2019 elections in train of their civic rights.