On 3 February, approximately 5 million Nigerian Christians marched and protested in 28 Nigerian states. The three-mile march was led by the General Overseer, Enoch Adeboye, of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Lagos.

The walk was the culmination of a three day fast, requested by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to raise awareness and call upon President Buhari to take action against the senseless murders of Christians that have been taking place in the past few months by Boko Haram and their affiliates.

The protest was most closely linked to the death of Lawan Andimi, the late chairman for CAN in Adamawa state.

Adeboye had refrained from similar protests and actions in the past but decided to lead this march. Several politicians praised him for taking action. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is a member of his congregation.

Source: International Christian Concern

  • Thank the Lord for the solidarity displayed by the church in Nigeria.
  • Uphold the many victims of violence all over the nation.
  • Pray for President Buhari, that he will be granted wisdom and strength and that God would use him to bless the nation of Nigeria. Pray too that he may come to an understanding of the Gospel.

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Our Father in Heaven, you alone are God and you rule over the nations of our world. We pray for Nigeria and thank you for the faith and work of your people in that nation. We beg you Lord to banish from the hearts of men and women the spirit of violence that has created much grief and sorrow and injury and death. Bring the perpetrators to justice and may they see the Glory of Christ. We ask that President Buhari might heed the call of so many to act decisively and that he himself might turn to Christ in… Read more »