The Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Rural Development and Community Affairs, Mr. Adekunle Ige dropped the hint while hosting a delegation led by the new president of Osun Baptist Conference Rev. Dr. Paul Kolawole who were on a courtesy visit to his office.
According to Mr. Kunle Ige, the role played by the Baptist church, in terms of Children Training right from childhood makes them act like responsible citizens of the society and to relate well with people of other faiths in the society.
The Special Adviser who said that, the Ministry belongs to the Baptist setting emphasized that, his door is always open to receive them at any point in time while also charging the new president and his entourage to continue with the good foundation laid by the Elders of the church.
In his remarks, the new president for Osun Baptist Conference, Rev’d Dr. Paul Kolawole appreciated the unprecedented development across the state since the coming into power of the present administration in just a little over three years while stressing that, the State of Osun can be said to be the most peaceful state in the South West and the nation at large through the various steps of Ogbeni Aregbesola to ensure that the state is peaceful.
Dr. Kolawole prayed for a successful tenure of office for Aregbesola’s administration and the ability and capacity to achieve all its goals. He then highlighted the challenges of the conference and urged the present administration to take note of them for prompt action.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Engr. Adelere Oriolowo praised the Nigerian Baptist Conference for being an organized set up, saying that successful democracy all over the world are built on the quality of its system and good educational background it has laid down over the years.
He then assured the new Osun Baptist Conference of their good representation in the seat of government while imploring them to be calm and that the misunderstandings shall soon be resolved through the ever listening government of Ogbeni Aregbesola.