By Ebun Sessou, Tade Oluwapelu & Opeyemi Abdullahi.
… desire ladies to “braze up” for coming surveys.
Archbishop, Ecclesiastical Province Lagos and Bishop of Remo, Many Reverend Olusina Fape, has actually contacted ladies specifically in the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion to be more actively associated with politics specifically in the forth coming basic elections.
He made the call in the simply concluded Sixth Yearly Convention, Lagos West, while contacting them to braze up politically as the world develop around them.
Speaking on the program, Bishop Fape kept that, the style, “Prepare Unto Great”, was timing including that it was opportunity to charge the ladies to be committed and avoid any kind of ungodliness in the nation.
Inning accordance with him, “The Anglican Christian Fellowship is a powerful organisation within the Anglican church. It is an opportunity to catch the youths to be great soldiers of God and make sure that the church brings more souls to the kingdom of God.
He kept in mind that the Sixth edition is a require members to be committed to greats, avoid anything that pertains to the kingdom of darkness along with an obstacle to all the members to reveal forth the light as representatives of light.
He kept that the style is a wake-up call for the Christians specifically ladies to understand that administration of the nation is a great and it takes individuals with the mind of God to enter into it and result favorable modifications.
On the essence of the communion in getting ready for the upcoming election, he stated, “The Anglican church has a prophetic function within the polity of the country. It is a church that concerned this nation given that 1842, for that reason, it has something to do by method of advancing the kingdom of God.
” At a time like this, it is a call to all and sundry in the nation that there is absolutely nothing we wish to do without the understanding and the input of God.
” As Christians, we need to battle corruption, we need to show that Nigeria is among the nations, God has an interest in. Nigerians specifically ladies should make sure that they have their PVC so regarding vote and generate the exemplary leaders.
” When you put politics in the hands of unclean individuals, the outcome is exactly what we are experiencing today. Things can never ever ready since the great ones are not in charge”, he stated.
On the wake-up call for ladies in the Anglican communion, he stated, the church has actually been sensitizing the ladies in all the Anglican Communion in Nigeria to be active in the politics of Nigeria specifically the upcoming basic elections.
” The Anglican church is not huge for absolutely nothing, we likewise have essential function to play, prophetic voice to inform the country, that Nigeria should relocate the method of God and those who have the mind of God should be chosen to their particular positions either as President, National Assembly members, Guvs, Legislature along with Home of Assembly members to be able to speak as representatives of light to eradicate the work of darkness in our nation, the church specifically the ladies in the Anglican communion in Nigeria should be motivated to take part in the political affairs of the country.
” We can not continue to leave politics in the hands of riff-raffs otherwise it will hint doom for this nation, we will not leave it in the hands of thugs once again to rule us, which is exactly what we are doing today. We are sensitizing our members specifically the ladies to be actively associated with politics. The informed, informed, smart and God-fearing ones need to come out and take positions in the affairs of the country. When you exist, you can speak as a kid of God”, he kept.
On the other hand, the Rt. Reverend Olusola Odedeji, The Diocesan Bishop of Lagos West, concurred that Nigerians specifically the Anglican members need to be delicate to the happenings around and make sure favorable modification in the upcoming basic elections.
Likewise, the National President of the Anglican Christian Fellowship, Mr. Henshaw Adetoye, in his address stated, the style of the convention would assist the nation if the ideal individuals are put in power.
” Great suggests something that will be useful for the nation, today, our leaders are self-centered and they are just after they pockets. Our hope is that the convention would assist the nation at big.
” Our strategy is that the Anglican ladies need to become part of politics in Nigeria. Today, we 55 percent of ladies who are associated with passive politics since they do not have the political will to rule, for that reason, they withdraw from active politics unknowning they are effective video game changers”, he stated.
Miss Adeosun Favour, Organizer for the Youngsters and among the individuals at the program who spoke on the preparation of the youths to take active functions throughout the upcoming elections, stated, “We have actually been arranging workshops for ladies and the youths in sensitising them on the upcoming basic elections.
” As children, we desire modification in the nation, we do not desire any how individuals to come and rule us in the nation, we likewise have the likes Fela Durotoye, who are representing the youths.
” It is not a bad concept if we have a youth as the president in our nation since, when you take a look at the life of Barrack Obama to name a few, my belief is that we need to stop parading old individuals as president of Nigeria.
Our ladies have strong will and affect on their kids which is why we are motivating and sensitising them on social networks to sign up with the youths labor force and result favorable modification in the nation.
Mrs Toun Onakoya, the Chapter President of the Females wing, Lagos Mainland, stated, currently the ladies are engaged since they remain in numerous workplaces and we are working more difficult to make sure that the portion of ladies increase. We have actually an online forum called, “Sis Workshop Online Forum”, it is an opportunity to empower ladies in all locations along with take pertinent positions in the nation”, she stated.
Mrs Biobele Adebule, Chapter President of the Females wing, Ibadan, Oyo state, challenged the ladies to come into positions of authority. “Exactly what a male can do a female can do much better. It is my prayer that Nigerians would elect a female president in the upcoming elections.
It is time to stop all the pride, envy and hatred for ladies and we need to support each other so that we can accomplish our objectives. There is absolutely nothing difficult with God.