I got rid of obstacles in govt through prayers– Jonathan


… As Anglican Primate states Nigeria remains in brief supply of great political leaders.

By Luminescent Jannamike.

ABUJA– Former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has actually advised Nigerians to hope and support the federal government’s effort towards dealing with the security challenges rocking the country, stating consistent prayer was the secret behind the accomplishments of his five-year administration.

Jonathan stated this even as the Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Many Rev. Nicholas Okoh, regreted the failure of those in federal government to penalize wicked doers within their fold and offer democracy dividends to individuals.


According to Okoh, the nation is presently in brief supply of servant-leader political leaders.

Both males spoke on Friday at the 3rd session of the tenth Synod of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion which kept in Abuja.

Jonathan stated, “As a country, from the start, we have actually been going through a great deal of obstacles; the concerns of kidnapping and heist. Even to take a trip to extremely near cities such as Kaduna is ending up being a problem to Nigerians. With consistent prayers, the nation will survive all its obstacles.

” For me, who you all offered advantage of being President for 5 years, the little accomplishments we made were through your consistent prayers. Whenever, I have chance, I thanknyou for the assistance you offered me.”.

The previous President likewise utilized the chance reject claims of withdrawing billions of naira from the country’s treasury while in workplace, explaining it as incorrect and deceptive.

On his part, Primate Okoh while providing his charge to the faithful, x-rayed the qualities of servant leaders and tasked federal governments at all levels to preserve justice, fairness and to make sure wicked doers are exposed and penalized.

Okoh, Obi, Okowa charge Nigerians on reliability, involvement.

Okoh, who kept in mind that Nigeria has excess supply of reward-induced political leaders consisting of Christians, attracted politicians to embrace the servant leader design of management which places positions them to prioritise the requirements of the electorate.

” Under the servant management design, power originates from acquiring the trust and assistance of individuals, and is offered easily as a present. Power is a method for assisting others, and not an end in itself.

” It’s to be worked out on behalf of others. It’s just a tool, and its real test is identified by the enhanced well-being of individuals.

” Do we have representatives of federal government who think in being assisted by the servant-leader spirit in relationship with their constituencies? Do they truly serve their individuals or utilize them and discard till another election time?

” We should wish servant leader political leaders at federal, state, and city government levels in addition to standard ruler.

” Some political leaders are attempting to outmaneuver their individuals by taking and loading riches without enhancing the lives of their fellow citizens. That’s why our nation remains in an awful brief supply of service-oriented political leaders, statesmen and ladies,” the Primate discussed.