Pope Francis Pledges Support To Federal Government to Help Fight Insecurity in the Country
The Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis, has assured the Federal Government of Nigeria of his readiness to help the country end the insecurity crisis it is currently faced with.
His Holiness gave the assurance when he received a letter of credence from the Nigerian Ambassador to the Holy See, Ambassador Paul Oga Adikwu, stressing that he would endeavor to ensure that the security crisis rocking the country and sub-Saharan Africa comes to an end.
The Pope lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort so far in the fight against banditry, terrorism and other forms of criminal activities ravaging the entire nation and promised to be personally involved inoffering prayers to God on behalf of Nigeria as the current crises is a global phenomenom.
“The Holy Father, Pope Francis, expressed readiness to collaborate with Nigeria to overcome the security challenges currently witnessed in the sub-Saharan region.
“Pope Francis appreciates the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to combat security challenges witnessed in some parts of the country.
“The Holy Father said the problem is not just a Nigerian problem, but a global one, saying he will personally be involved in praying for Nigeria to overcome the situation”, the Embassy of Nigeria in the Holy See, Vatican City said.