12 September 2021 by Kayode Oyedare
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on the Church to focus more attention on building men and women on truth for peace to reign in the country.
The Vice President made the call at the Dedication of the All Saints Anglican Church New Auditorium in Abuja.
While Commending the contributions of the Church to National development, professor Osinbajo urged Church leaders to continue to build people for God’s kingdom.
He also Commended members of the All Saints Anglican Church for giving sacrificially towards building the new auditorium reminding them that God would reward those who contributed towards spreading the gospel of Christ Jesus.
He also stressed the need for the Church not to forget its social responsibility of bringing joy and succour to those in need in the society.
The Vice President assured that the country would overcome her challenges with the collective effort of all Nigerians irrespective of religious and ethnic backgrounds.
In his Sermon, Primate Church of Nigeria Anglican communion Most Reverend Henry Ndukuba called on the federal government to address insecurity and poverty in the country.
Archbishop Ndukuba maintained that the Church would continue to complement Government’s efforts at alleviating poverty and other challenges in the country.
While encouraging the Citizens not to give up on the Nigeria project, The Anglican Primate urged Political office holders, Church and traditional leaders to remain United and work for the Corporate existence of the country.
The immediate past Primate Church of Nigeria Anglican communion Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh tasked church leaders not to only empower their members spiritually but also ensure economic emancipation for the citizenry.
A special prayer session was offered for president Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, members of the Federal Executive Council and leaders at all levels.