By Olushola Akinyele
“The Christians must be guided by the Church to partake in electoral process, not to sees it has something unholy, but rather depends on the value it bring.” Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential candidate, Prince Adewole Adebayo Stated this on Tuesday, 13th September 2022, at St. Matthias House Abuja.
While giving his speech as Guest speaker at the opening ceremony of the Church of Nigeria Standing Committee, Prince Adebayo said Christian body should participate in politics, even Christ instructed that what belongs to Caesar should be given to Caesar; Church of God needs to raise men who will represent the Church in governance, ”if truly they want it right.”
He stressed that Church values should reflect, and be demonstrated in every sphere of life including Politics. While urge Christians to be a partaker in election exercise, “not everything goes in spiritual – has Jacob wrestled with the angel of God before he could find his destiny. For this generation, we had been equipped with the new testament to wrestle with devil in everything doing.”
“For instance, some Churches has laid a good foundation in participating in institutions; so that Christian values will be expressed to Youth through the school system. However, general election is approaching, Clergies Should Pray for God to Reveal, Not Predict, has David is Coming.”
Prince Adewole was invited by The Most Rev’d Henry C. Ndubuka, MA, BD, MA (Ed) Arc Bishop and Metropolitan Primate of all Nigerian, has his entourage included Sen. Ugochukwu Uba, Former Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, Chief Godwin Osigbeme, Pastor Ade Alabi and Comrade Olarewaju Osho.
In attendance Labour Party Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi was present at the ceremony.