Leader of the Celestial Church of Christ Worldwide, Reverend Paul Maforikan on Wednesday showered spiritual blessings on the Governor, State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola just as he declared that the church will organise revivals across the state to pray against violence ahead August 9 Governorship Election.
The spiritual leader, during a visit to the Governor at Government house in Osogbo also commended the Governor’s giant strides on education, infrastructural development and steady peace in the state.
He prayed for Aregbesola’s easy ride to the government house for the second term and declared that the church will organise revivals across the state to pray against violence and bloodshed in the state while urging the governor not to relent in his efforts to transform the state.
In a remark, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment and Sanitation ,Hon Bola Ilori appreciated the church leader for the visit, prayer and recognition of bold steps taking so far by the Governor noting that for the spiritual head of celestial church of Christ to visit and pray for the governor, it is an attestation that God is truly in support of the second term bid of the Governor.
He added that religious tolerance is the culture of the present administration in the state saying only a tiny population in the state are trying to stigmatise the state with religious controversy.
The Special Adviser stressed that the present administration has always been transparent in things concerning religion emphasising that religious misunderstanding must not be allowed to derail the steady progress which the state is now enjoying.
He urged the religious leaders to extend the gospel of love, peace, honesty and progress in the state to sustain the current pace of development.