Nigerians ought to pause blaming God for nation’s challenges – Obasanjo

, Nigerians ought to pause blaming God for nation’s challenges – Obasanjo
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A delicate president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has urged leaders of the country to desist from blaming God for the woes of the nation.

Mr Obasanjo made the assertion on Tuesday whereas delivering his Unusual 300 and sixty five days message on the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun Notify.

In step with Punch Newspaper, Mr Obasanjo talked about with responsible leaders, no Nigerian ought to hotfoot to bed hungry.

“When we elevate out the beautiful part, the economy will be what it wishes to be. I adore the motto of a college which says ‘work and pray.’ Another folks order it wishes to be ‘pray and work’, nevertheless it doesn’t matter to me in what notify I put it, but prayer have to hotfoot with work and work have to hotfoot with prayer.”

Talking on the challenges in 2020, he talked about; “We’ve long gone from one make of insecurity to (a) tainted economy and on the tip of it is the COVID-19. Another folks, both for insecurity or for tainted economy or for COVID-19, obtain long gone to the sizable beyond. I will order other folks that obtain departed, severely on this year of challenges, might possibly presumably also their souls leisure in top probably peace.”

Mr Obasanjo talked about Nigerians ought to be ready to work laborious in 2021.

“I believe we would favor to work laborious on this country as we pray laborious so that the approaching year, the year 2021 will be a aesthetic year for us. But it indubitably is no longer going to happen except we work to create it happen.

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“We present out no longer obtain responsible God for our declare of affairs. We’ve responsible ourselves. Nigeria does no longer want to be sad; no Nigerian have to hotfoot to bed hungry. That now we obtain a declare of affairs adore that would also very effectively be a preference by our leaders and followers alike. My prayer is that God will create the year 2021 a higher year for all of us, nevertheless it would no longer happen with out work.”

PREMIUM TIMES has on numerous cases reported varied challenges dealing with Nigeria.

These contain high unemployment price, insecurity and economic hardship among others.

Mr Obasanjo used to be the president of Nigeria between 1999 and 2007 but has been a critic of the general administrations after his, despite serving to all his successors to get to declare of job.

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