Members of the Ikeja Local Government chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) kick-started the presidential aspiration of the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu with prayers.
The prayer session is coming just about 72 hours after Asiwaju Tinubu informed President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention to run for the Presidency of the country.
This, Ikeja Federal Constituency, the home base of Asiwaju Tinubu decided to organise a special prayer to kick start the aspiration of the APC National Leader.
Led by the Lawmaker representing Ikeja Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable James Abiodun Faleke, party members trooped out in thousands to participate in the prayer.
The prayer sessions were conducted by the local chapter of the League of Imams and Alfa led by Imam Abdul Azeez Abdur Rahman; and the Ikeja LG chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) led by Reverend Israel Oyebanji.
Both Alhaji Abdur Rahman and Reverend Oyebanji described Asiwaju Tinubu as a detribalised politician who deserves all the support needed to realise his presidential aspiration.
“We pray to Almighty God to make Asiwaju Tinubu’s presidential ambition a dream come true. He is a humble man whose generosity knows no bound. He helps and supports people irrespective of their status, religion, age or tribe,” the Clerics said.
Honourable Faleke stated that the prayer was organised to put God first in the struggle to ensure that the presidential ambition of Asiwaju becomes a reality.
“Asiwaju has spoken and we are happy that he has declared his intention to run. We’ve to put God first in this struggle because we believe that with God, all things are possible,” the Chairman of the House Committee on Finance said.
Popular Gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele and Islamic singer, Sauty Arewa added flare to the prayer session with beautiful performances which sent the crowd at the LTV Blue Roof into frenzy.