It is important to offer prayers for Nigeria’s 2023 elections especially if you are a Christian and trust God to take charge of your nation’s affairs.
Why Prayers For Nigeria’s Elections?
Now it is important for these prayers to be said about Nigeria’s 2023 elections because this is a transition period. A transition period in the sense that another president is going to take over from Muhammadu Buhari who has been leading this country since 2015.
So, while people go to the polls, including you, one thing is clear, as a Christian you should offer constant prayers for Nigeria’s 2023 elections which is pretty closer than you think.
You should pray for a peaceful election in Nigeria. Going to the polls might be a tricky one and the risk of violence is high. But with prayers, God will stabilise things with the efforts of the security agencies.
The scripture urges us to pray for the nation, our country Nigeria not excluded. So, pray for the peace of the nation as the elections draw closer.
Prayer For Nigeria’s Elections To Be Peaceful
So, let’s quickly move ahead as we go through the prayers for Nigeria’s elections in 2023 as seen below:
1. Father, I pray for Nigeria’s elections this year. I pray for peace across the country. It shall be violence-free and peaceful in Jesus’ name.
2. I decree in the name of Jesus that every force of darkness poised to cause troubles in these elections be rendered powerless. The plans of the evil ones for this election will not be successful and are thus thwarted in the name of Jesus.
3. I pray against every blood-sucking demon positioned to trigger violence in Nigeria’s 2023 elections. Father, render their plots null and void in Jesus’ name.
4. I decree peace in conflict areas as these elections hold in Nigeria in Jesus’ name.
5. Father, I ask that from the voting to the collation and the announcement of results for Nigeria’s elections this 2023, there will be peace and no conflicts in Jesus’ name.
Prayer For Voters In Nigeria’s 2023 Elections
It is also important that as we pray for peace, we must offer prayers for those set to vote in Nigeria’s 2023 elections.
6. Lord, I commit Nigeria’s voters into your hands. I ask that You give them the wisdom to choose the right persons in the name of Jesus.
7. I pray against any blindfold of the enemy that will make the voters not choose rightly in this election in Jesus’ name.
8. Dear Lord, as Nigeria goes to the elections, let the hearts of the voters be enlightened to see the need to pick those whose minds are after the people.
9. In the name of Jesus, I pray against any blindfold of the enemy on Nigerian voters this election!
10. As people thumbprint, they will vote for righteous leaders and men that fear God in Jesus’ name.
Prayer For Govt Institutions In Nigeria’s Elections
As Nigeria’s elections near, those in government and other positions like INEC are crucial to the success of the polls. If they are compromised, the exercise might not be peaceful.
This section of the prayers for Nigeria’s 2023 elections is dedicated to them as you can see below:
11. Father, I pray for INEC as Nigeria votes this year. Those in that organisation won’t compromise. They’ll do the right thing in the name of Jesus!
12. I decree that everyone planted to compromise the elections in INEC or government circles shall be exposed by fire in the name of Jesus.
13. Dear Lord, let the righteous men in these government bodies in charge of elections be more emboldened to defend the truth in Jesus’ name. They shall not be corrupted to thwart Your will in Jesus’s name.
14. Father, take over the wheel in INEC, police, other security agencies, and officials that will be involved in the elections in Nigeria this year 2023 in Jesus’s name.
15. God, I thank You for frustrating every plan to compromise INEC and other agencies in this election in Nigeria. Thank you for they will do the right things in Jesus’ name! Amen!
Prayer Against Enemies Of Nigeria’s 2023 Elections
We proceed in the prayers for Nigeria’s 2023 elections and this time, it is against the enemies of the country who want to thwart the polls.
Let’s fire down!
16. The power of God, deliver Nigeria from every satanic captivity in this 2023 elections in the name of Jesus!
17. Every Goliath of Nigeria, holding the country to ransom, die in the name of Jesus!
18. In the name of Jesus, every agent of darkness that has volunteered to battle against Nigeria, you shall not see tomorrow, be destroyed in the name of Jesus!
19. Every cloud of darkness over Nigeria in this election period is cleared in Jesus’ name.
20. Father, O God! Repair and heal Nigeria from every rot in the name of Jesus!
More On Prayers for Nigeria’s 2023 Elections
You can always offer these prayers for Nigeria’s 2023 elections any time of the day – morning, afternoon, and midnight as led. Ensure you pray them in faith and hold onto God to answer them.
Other believers outside Nigeria can tweak these prayers in cases where their countries are having elections. Those in the US, UK, Canada, and other parts of the world can deploy these election prayers after making some minor changes.
Do well to share these prayer points with your family, friends, church members, and every other person close to you. And importantly, as you share these prayers for Nigeria’s elections, ensure you have your PVC and are ready to cast your ballot.
If you have people that are undecided about whether to vote or who to vote for, encourage and pray with them. It is quite crucial for everyone eligible to vote during this election to do so for Nigeria is our country. We don’t have another nation. God bless you as you do so and may the 2023 elections be a most peaceful one in the name of Jesus! Amen!