Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), yesterday decried the worsening insecurity and economic challenges in the country.The cleric, made wondered if those in authority understood the agony Nigerians are going through.
Adeboye stated this during the end of a seven days prayer and fasting session with the General Overseer and RCCG family held at the New Arena of the church, Simawa, Ogun State ahead of the annual Holy Ghost Congress.The general overseer had earlier asked the Redeemed members to join him as he prepares to go on national prayer and fasting for the country.
It was gathered that while leading the prayer session of thanksging and mercy which lasted for about three hours, Pastor Adeboye lamented that Nigeria the world’s 6th oil producer of oil still experience incessant hike in diesel price.In his words: “We are living in a country, one of the biggest oil producing countries in the world and from what we read in newspapers, the cost of diesel had multiplied for about three times in less than a year.
“Covetousness is on increase, corruption like the whole world has never seen before. It’s only in Nigeria we hear of budget being padded, violent, human trafficking, drug trafficking, you even wonder if our rulers knew what’s going on. Theft of national treasuries on a level that cause you to shiver. It is even difficult now to buy bread. Let’s cry to God as representatives of our nation and ask for mercy, that we are sorry for all our wrong doings,” Pastor Adeboye urged his adherents.
He also advised Christians to rise up to their responsibilities and shine as light in their different domains.
Members of RCCG yesterday gathered in their thousands both at the church’s old and new auditorium to join the General Overseer in praying for the ailing nation