Christmas: Pray For Troops To End Insecurity – Defence Minister

Written by on December 24, 2020

Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi, has called on Christians to pray for the country to overcome its security challenges as they celebrate the birth of Christ.

General Magashi gave the charge in a statement felicitating with Christians on the occasion.


He encouraged Christians to be Christ-like in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ by showing compassion to fellow Nigerians irrespective of religious differences and to pray for peace in the country.

The Defence Minister harped on the need for peaceful co-existence and unity, especially as the country was fighting insurgency, banditry, kidnapping, and other crimes.

Magashi said the season afforded an opportunity to turn to God to crown the sacrifices of the country’s fighting forces to attain victory over the adversaries.


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