FCT CAN organises One week prayer for Nigeria’s unity

By Bridget Ikyado
The Federal Capital Territory,Christian Association of Nigeria (FCT CAN) is organising a one week prayer of unity, which will begin January 22 to January 29.
Rev Timothy Amakom the FCT CAN Chairman advised Nigerians to intensify their prayers for the unity and peaceful co-existence of the country.
He made this know when he led a delegation to a courtesy visit to the Executive Secretary of Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission,(NCPC),Rev Yakubu Pam in Abuja.
 According to the clergy  prayers especially for unity remained the key to success of the country.
“Our role is to preach and ensure that the peace and unity of Nigeria are sustained.
“This is because no meaningful development can be achieved in any society without peace; which is priceless and non-negotiable.
“It is in view of this that I want to call on Nigerians to intensify prayers for the unity and peaceful co-existence of the nation.
“Continued prayers among Nigerians will promote peaceful co-existence as well as strengthen the country to overcome all its challenges,” he said.
According to him, the church will not relent in preaching and promoting peace as well as mutual relationship among the nation’s citizens.
The Chairman further solicited the support of the Commission to make their programmes a success.
Rev Amakom described the NCPC boss as a  quintessential leader,reconciliatory par excellence,Teacher, a consummate administrator,an advocate for peace,a detribalized Nigeria ordinated by God.
He also told the NCPC Boss that the team  were the newly appointed executives of the FCT.
In his response, the NCPC Boss Rev Pam urged the FCT CAN leadership  to ensure Nigerians, especially the youths, were law abiding, respect constituted authorities, avoid negative tendencies and live in peace.
He also advised them to always teach the youth tolerate one another irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliations for the overall development of the country.
He said women and youth needed these guide for a better society and that should be the main aim of what CAN should indulge in:moulding them for a better society.
“Be a voice to the voiceless”, he advised
Rev Pam Pledged the Commissions support to the FCT CAN for success.