President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, for the umpteenth time counseled religious leaders and followers across the country not to see the present security challenge facing the nation as a religious conflict but to resort to God to intervene because no one can fight for God.
Senator Mark said during a funeral service for late Lady Hannah Ugboyibo Chukwudozie held at the St. Peters Anglican Church, Ubahu, Okija, Anambra State yesterday that the nation’s trying times would be over come only when Nigerians trust God for supernatural intervention on the matter.
He stressed that as a nation, “we must learn from our past civil strife which left Nigeria backward economically and politically”.
The Senate Presiednt admonished the citizenry of the need to live in harmony with one another, “we must learn from our past mistakes, everything that happens, God has a purpose for it. It could be a test of our faith. This trying times i am sure would soon be over.
“No matter our challenges, we must leave the fight for God and believe in ourself as a nation.”
He however extoled late Lady Hannah Ugoyibo Chukwudozie virtue for an exemplary life of service to community, humanity and to God, saying her death was a great loss and an irreparable one indeed.
In his homily, the Primate of the Anglican Church, Nigeria, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh implored Nigerians to tolerate each other in their day to day activities adding that peaceful co-existence is a panacea to frictions in the land.
The clergy man eulogized the late Ugoyibo for her commitment to the peace and progress of the society especially her immediate community.