Story by Dorcas Ajuwon, Abigael Awotunbi, March 22, 2021
Christians have been admonished to participate in the governance of Nigeria and in order to make positive impact on the lifes of the people.
The Pastor in charge of St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Ibadan, Rev Joseph Dopamu gave this admonition at the sent forth service organised in his honour by members of St. Paul Anglican Church, Awotan, Ibadan recently.
Rev Dopamu speaking at the event held at the Awotan church premises explained that it is important for people of God to also be involved in politics through which they can participate in governance.
Rev Dopamu who also contested during the 2019 general election for a seat into the Ogun State House of Assembly to represent Odeda state constituency added that if Christians can take the mantle of leadership, the nation will be better for it.
He emphasised on the need to imbibe true spirit of God and live according to biblical guidance.
Other members of the church said Rev Dopamu is a good role model to all which high and Godly qualities is worthy of emulations.
They described Rev Dopamu as a man full of God wisdom and a father, jovial and honest man of God to the core.
Earlier, the Pastor in charge of St Paul Anglican Church, Awotan Rev Joseph Akinsehinwa thanked his predecessor for leading the church in truth and fear of God while he was the Pastor in charge of the church.
An Award of Meritorious service and other gifts were later presented to outgone by St. Paul Anglican Church, Awotan, Ibadan.