The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has urged the people of the State to take advantage of the blessings embedded in the Christmas season to pray for the peace of the nation.
Prince Dapo Abiodun, who gave the admonition during the Ogun State 2019 Christmas carol and Service of Nine Lessons held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, said that it was high time the people imbibed the lessons of love, unity and humility as demonstrated by Jesus Christ, adding that a life of love is necessary as it would help to further strengthen the Nation’s democracy.
The Governor, who read the ninth lesson of the Service from the Book of John, Chapter 1 Verse 1-14 enjoined the people to continue to support the current administration in its drive towards ensuring positive transformation of the State.
In his message, the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigeria Baptist Convention, Rev. Dr. Samson Olasupo Ayokunke who read from the Book of St Mathew, Chapter 1 Verse 18-25, urged Christian faithful to be committed and dedicated in everything they do, saying that there would be no success without challenges.
Ayokunle, while admonishing political office holders to lead with the fear of God, urged them not to make themselves unreachable to those that stood by them during the electioneering process.