Nigeria will overcome its challenges -Welby

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ABUJA – Archbishop Canterbury, Most Rev. Justin Welby, Abuja Wednesday assured that would overcome its several challenges.

cleric gave assurance when he spoke with State Press Corps shortly after a closed door with President Jonathan at the .

is a country which have profound respect and deep love and like many, am deeply grieved by what is happening but God is faithful.

country has so much going for it but God is always faithful to us and as Christians, Jesus Christ we believe His faithfulness and we can trust Him for future,’’ he said.

Welby condemned the activities the insurgents the country, adding that he in the country to condole and pray with the president.

“The bombing in deeply disheartening because know very well. came to pray with His Excellency and express condolence for the losses.

“God is faithful. In the letters that Paul wrote to the , he talked about the sufferings they were going through being known throughout the world.

“That is exactly the truth here because the suffering in is known throughout the world and throughout the world pray for the country,’’ he said.

He attested to the enormous potential in the country and the good nature of many of the citizenry.

do not have words to describe the good potential this country has. There is great difficulty at the moment but it is a country with such enormous potentials.

“I think Nigerians by nature are joyful, hopeful and vigorous, they work hard,’’ he said.

He said he got the assurance of Jonathan that the administration had taken multidimensional approach to resolve the challenges facing the country. (NAN