CAN requests December 7th as a National Holiday for prayers against Boko Haram


A special request has been made by the Leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) fixing December 7th, Sunday as a day for all churches across Nigeria to offer special prayers against the activities of Boko Haram sect and also give special offering for victims of the various attacks.
In a statement signed by the General secretary of the association, Dr. Musa Asake, CAN asked Christians to pray for all who have been affected by the activities of Boko Haram irrespective of their religious affiliations. Find the statement after the cut…


“We are expected to offer special prayers, not just for our slain Christian brethren but for all those who lost their lives in the attacks, that the Almighty God will grant them eternal rest and through these prayers intervene in the challenges that the insurgency has brought to the countless number of families that have been directly or indirectly affected by the crisis. Pray that God will give us all the wisdom and strength to execute this task with minimal difficulty to theglory of God the Father.”



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