Kogi State Governorship Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Dino Melaye and that of the Action Alliance, Mr. Olayinka Braimoh on Friday wooed stakeholders of the Ijumu Anglican Diocese at its 1st session of 5th Synod.
The Synod which is a platform for spiritual rejuvenation and review of State of the nation as well as growth of the Church was held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ikoyi-Ijumu.
The PDP Flag Bearer while addressing the gathering promised to make a difference in the governance of the State if Elected.
Senator Melaye stated that the time for Kogi West is now for the purpose of equity, fairness and justice.
On his part, the Candidate of AA, solicited the support of the Church in Prayers, saying his Manifestoes were geared towards wealth creation.
The Bishop of Ijumu Anglican Diocese Church of Nigeria, Right Reverend Paul Ojo tasked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to be focused on tackling insecurity that has bedeviled some parts of the country.
Right Reverend Ojo charged the President to be focused on tackling the challenges of the country headlong.
The Clergyman said “the New President should be focused, he is not looking for money or fame. I think he just want to serve. There will be bantering and backstabbing but he should be focused”
The Bishop urged Nigerians to pray for President to make rightful choice of professionals that will bring to bear their various wealth of experience in the task of giving hope to hopeless Nigerians.
He states “If he does not have anything in mind will not vye for the Position of President. Were we are currently now in this country, we have to pray for President Bola Tinubu. You like it or not, that’s our new President and we pray that God will help him.”
According to him, the President must be careful against appointing looters in his cabinet, hence the need for Nigerians irrespective of their religion to pray for him to make right choice.
Bishop Ojo maintained that the President having served as Lagos that Governor has good testimonies to his credit as Nigerians expect nothing less than his best.
Speaking on the Synod theme: “The Knowledge of the Holy,” the Religious Leader enjoined the congregation to seek the knowledge of God as it is the only tool for success.