I will like to go to heaven, says Obasanjo


God can fix Nigeria but we have to invite him into our lives first - Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, former President, says he will like to go to heaven so that he can join the hosts to sing.

Speaking on Staurday at the 2017 Camp Meeting Concert of the Apostolic Faith Church Choir and Orchestral in Ogun State, Obasanjo also said the only way God can fix Nigeria’s problems is for the citizens to invite him into their lives, collectively and individually.

He noted that lots of things are wrong with Nigeria even though many people claim to be religious.

“We have a lot of things wrong with this country, if all Nigerians are sincere,” he said.

“Nigeria can be fixed by God but we have to invite Him into our lives. What we have to do about this country is in our hands. God’s grace abounds when we do not abuse it.”

Obasanjo, who recently kicked against being addressed by the name ‘Mathew’, said everyone must “be fully prepared for the second coming of our Lord, there is no compromise”.

He commended the choir for their performance and added that he would also like to go to heaven to join the choirs of angels in singing and praising God.



    “With what I have seen by the choir this afternoon, I will want to go to heaven and join the hosts to sing,” he enthused.

    “If this is an example of what praising God in heaven will be like, then I want to be part of it. If what I have seen here is an indication of how heaven will be, I will like to go to heaven.

    “Jesus Christ came to the world to show us the way to salvation and eternal life. We have a good heritage and we have everything to be proud of.”

    Also speaking at the event, Adebayo Adediran, the District Superintendent of the Apostolic Faith church in West Africa, said that only tolerance, peaceful coexistence and harmonious living could lead to meaningful development in Nigeria irrespective of the various religious and political differences of the citizens.

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