It’s a collective responsibility to pray for Nigeria despite political, religious differences – AYTF




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The Trust Foundation (AYTF), a non-governmental organisation, in Kaduna, said it is a collective responsibility for all Nigerians to pray for the nation regardless of political, ethnic or religious differences.

In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on in Kaduna, the Team Lead of AYTF, Dr. Fahad Chikaji, in commemoration of the independence day, said only collective prayers and attitudinal change in confronting challenges would be a step towards a better Nigeria.

Chikaji noted that the call for prayers became necessary in view of it being a veritable tool for everlasting peace, brotherliness and path to national cohesion.

“Independence day should remain a day in which all Nigerians at all level recall the sacrifices made by our founding fathers and therefore pray for betterment of the nation and desist from acts that will undermine the nation before the world”.

“Our founding fathers sacrificed their lives for us to have a better nation, we should pray for them and make sure at our personal capacities that we remain law-abiding citizens with the zeal of nationalism in playing every role we can in assisting our leaders overcome adversaries we are facing in Nigeria,” he said.

“This is our motherland, we have no other country like Nigeria, we must therefore do everything possible to protect its integrity”.

“Nigeria is a country that requires collective efforts towards tackling the problems of banditry, kidnapping and other forms of bedevilling us,” Chikaji said.

He called on the people of Kaduna to be and law abiding regarding the recent measures taken by the government which were aimed at tackling kidnapping and other forms of in the state.

He also called on other Nigerians across the states to be cooperative with their respective governments by abiding to law and order towards ensuring peace and progress for the development of the country in general.

(NAN)