Jonathan Speaks about Forces Bringing Down His Govt…Says Elections Will Still Hold

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President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday at this year’s
Democracy Day Interdenominational Church service in Abuja has accused those
behind the violence in the country of planning to bring down his government.
Jonathan described them as evil forces and says their plans
will not work.
While addressing the congregation, the president said;  “You can imagine if this government had not
been facing these distractions within this period, definitely, we would have
moved farther than this.

“All these distractions are planned to bring this government
down and since they failed, terror will also fail.
“We have been witnessing terror attacks for two years plus,
but the Chibok incident has added a major dent on the security of the country.
There is nothing God cannot do. With your prayers, our girls will be seen by
our security personnel.
“Terror will not stop this country from progressing. We know
that these terrorists are human and they are evil men. Definitely, they are
among those we categorise as evil forces.
“Forces of evil will never prevail. Forces of darkness will
never prevail. I call on all Nigerians, Christians and non-Christians who pray,
to continue to pray and I believe that God is on our side.
The President also said despite the security challenges the
country is facing, elections would hold next year as scheduled.
He explained that one of the beauties of democracy which the
nation has been practising for   15 years
was that every public office holder knows the terminal date of his
administration.
Jonathan said despite the problems associated with
democracy, it remained the best form of government.

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