Pastor Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, in an interview pleaded with Nigerians to be patient with President Muhammadu Buhari.
He spoke yesterday in the State House after meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, encouraging Nigerians to give the present administration some time that the expected change will surely come.
“I will like to appeal to all Nigerians that we should just excise a bit of patience. This change will not become chain that will tie all of us down.
“Change for good takes time and we should just exercise a little bit more of patience. We trust that government is listening and the leaders are listening too and they will respond to the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians.
“Pain is part of gain. No pain, no gain. The years of wastage and all that we have done wrong have finally caught up with us.
“All we are praying for is wisdom for this government to think right and to do the right things, so that gradually, we can begin to come out of the woods,” he said.
Bakare, was Buhari’s running mate in the 2011 presidential election on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) still maintain his relationship with the President.