The National President of the All Christian Leaders and Ministers Forum, Pastor Sam Ogedengbe, has said a Muslim should emerge because the governor of Lagos State, come 2023.He spoke at the weekend at Abule-Egba, Lagos during the group’s annual convention, thanksgiving and graduation.
Ogedengbe, who is additionally the overall Overseer of Overcomers Pentecostal Prayer Church, Abule Egba, Lagos said doubtless , he was sure subsequent governor would be a Muslim.
Ogedengbe, the former Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos State Governor on Christian Religion, said he was one of those who clamoured for a Christian governor after the end of Governor Babatunde Fashola’s tenure, which produced ex-Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and incumbent Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
He said without being economical with the reality , he and other Christian ministers and leaders wouldn’t be ingrates, but would take the required line of action by supporting a Muslim governor.
”We Christian leaders and ministers hail administrations within the state since 1999, but we’ll insist that Sanwo-Olu’s successor should be a Muslim within the interest of justice and equity, ”Ogedengbe said.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, represented by his Special Adviser on Christianity , Rev. Bukola Akindele, said all hands should get on deck to further support the present administration in rebuilding the state, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic and #EndSars protest.