Government Of Osun Heralds 2014 Activities With Prayers

Osun government yesterday held special prayers at the Bola Ige House Governor’s Office, Osogbo, to kick start official activities in 2014.

In his sermon, Bishop James Popoola, the Anglican Bishop of Osun Diocese, called on all government officials and civil servants to be diligent and forthright in carrying out their assignments.

According to the clergyman, people should fear God in whatever they do, stressing that there was reward for those committed to their duties, diligent and truthful in all their activities.

He also urged residents of the state to love one another and co-exist peacefully and prayed for a hitch-free conduct of the forthcoming 2014 governorship election in the state.

The Christian Association of Nigeria Chairman, Rev. Elisha Ogundiya, urged Gov. Rauf Aregbesola to continue to fulfil his campaign promises and also called on political office holders to fear God and be fair to the people of the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. Aregbesola, his deputy, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori, and members of the State Executive Council attended the session.