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I may become pastor after second tenure, says Gov Abiodun



I may become pastor after second tenure, says Gov Abiodun

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, discloses that he might become a pastor after serving as a governor for eight years.

Abiodun whose first term will end in 2023, on Wednesday, declared this at the 108th Nigeria Baptist Convention which took place at the Baptist International Conference Centre, Lufuwape Town, along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

While stating that he loves reading, studying, and sharing the Bible, the Governor said, “I may end up on the pulpit after I have served as governor for eight years.”

The Governor also preached that Nigerians should adhere to the commandments of God in their daily activities to assist Nigeria develop.

He said, “All we need is the fear of God in conducting our affairs. We all need to treat our fellow human beings with love and even take care of our environment with care. If we do, we will live a more peaceful and prosperous life.

“More importantly, we must reject violence and pursue peace with one another. We need to walk in love and understanding. This is what our heavenly Father expects from us.

“We, therefore, look forward to the continued reign of peace in our land and the constant strengthening of the body of Christ.”

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, and Senator Ishaku Abbo (Adamawa North), among other important personalities, also graced the occasion.

Meanwhile, Obasanjo showed optimism that Nigeria will survive several difficulties challenging it presently.