A video has emerged online of some past leaders of Nigeria singing hymns for the deliverance of the country from its current multiple challenges. The video, which was shared by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on his social media account, showed the law professor singing the popular hymn "O God our help in ages past” alongside past leaders like former president Olusegun Obasanjo and former military head of state Yakubu Gowon.
Also in the choir were former vice president (Nigeria’s first) Alex Ekwueme and ex-interim president Ernest Shonekan. The choir also had Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (rtd), the de-facto vice president of Nigeria under the Ibrahim Babangida military regime. Also singing in the choir was Lieutenant-General Oladipo Diya (rtd.), a former military vice president of Nigeria under the late General Sani Abacha regime. The past leaders sang lustily and with great emotion to a rousing applause from the audience who watched the performance. After the song, the leaders, gave thanks to God and hoped for divine help to save the country from the current ‘mess’ as they described it. Click HERE to watch the video