The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday, held an inter-religious service for victory in the upcoming governorship election in the state.
The party also prayed for continued peace and unity in Nigeria and for God to preserve President Goodluck Jonathan to administer the country well.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the prayer, which took place at the state secretariat of the party in Ikeja, was officiated by Muslim and Christian clerics.
The Christian prayer was conducted by Mr Joseph Jaiyeola, the National President, Nation Building Christian Ministers Association, while the Islamic prayer was led by Ustaz Al-Iman Mohammed.
Chieftains and members of the party from across the state also participated in the prayer session.
Speaking with newsmen after the session, the Lagos State PDP Chairman, Chief Tunji Shelle, said the prayer was organised to seek God’s face “as the party gets ready for the 2015 polls.
“We want to usher in 2014 with prayers and we believe that come 2015, the PDP will pilot the affairs of Lagos State.
“There is nothing you can achieve without God and by His grace, we will have a landslide victory in 2015 polls”.
Shelle said the party used the opportunity to ask God to continue to give the President the wisdom to oversee the affairs of Nigeria.
He added that “we are all aware of the violence in some parts of the country.
“We are confident that God will arrest the situation and make Nigeria to continue to remain as one”. (NAN)