The Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has directed its members to observe a three-day fast and prayer, seeking God’s favour for the smooth conduct of the forthcoming general elections.

The acting state chairman of the party, Tajudeen Lawal, gave the directive in a statement obtained in Osogbo, on Tuesday.

Lawal, who said the APC knew the importance of fast and prayers, and directed that “the fasting and prayer session should commence on Wednesday through Friday which is the eve of the conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections.”

He stated that the prayer point of the APC members should be that “God Almighty should finish His work which He had started on the presidential candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and all the the party’s national and state assemblies’ candidates.”

He also called on the APC members to pray for crisis-free elections and subsequent victory of all the party’s candidates, adding that their Permanent Voter Cards should be kept safely to enable them partake in the elections.

 

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