Tinubu’s appointments shouldn’t be rewards for political activities – Ogun Bishop

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Tinubu’s appointments shouldn’t be rewards for political activities – Ogun Bishop

The Diocesan Bishop of Remo Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Revd Dr. Micheal Olusina Fape, has called on the President-elect, Bola Tinubu not to appoint people as a reward for election campaign, noting competent people must be put in strategic position.

The Bishop made this in his presidential address presented to the 1st Session of the 14th Synod of the Diocese held at St. John’s Anglican Church, Ijoku, Sagamu, with the theme, ‘Examine Your Self Whether You Are In The Faith’, drew from the book of 2 Corinthians 13: 5.

The President of the Synod Tinubu to focus on how he can revamp the economy, tackle security challenge and also ensure infrastructural development.

“We plead with those who have been elected for good representation at the various levels where their services are needed.

“Economic recovery, adequate security, and infrastructural development should be on the front burner. There should be no blame game at the national level any longer since the new administration in view is an off-shoot of the outgoing one.

“Nigeria can be truly great. It only requires putting the right people in the various positions for the glory of Nigeria to show forth. Appointments must not be seen as a mere reward for political activists during electioneering campaigns.

“The President-elect must put together a cabinet that would enable him to fulfill his electioneering promises. The good Lord will guide our leaders in the path of greatness locally and nationally,” the Bishop added.

Fape, while speaking on the theme of the Synod, noted that many Christians have been wary in spirit due to prevail circumstances and this had adversely affected the society.

While speaking on Ogun State, Fape hailed the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, for his achievements in his first term in office while urging him to continue with the good work as soon as he is swore-in.

The Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Àjayi, while speaking at the event, called on Christians to keep faith in God despite the hardship facing the country.

The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, commended the Christian community for maintaining religious tolerance in the state.