Ogun holds independence service

Ogun holds independence service

A special church service has been held by the Ogun state government commemorating the 57th independence anniversary of the country with prayers offered for the unity, progress and development of the country with messages of hope for a better Nigeria.


The service held at the Cathedral church of saint peters Ake, Abeokuta  the state capital attracted members of the state executive council, traditional rulers, service chiefs  and traditional rulers from the state

In her message at the event , the state deputy governor mrs Yetunde Onanuga  who represented the state governor Ibikunle Amosun expressed the need for more prayers, unity and peaceful co existence to restore the glory of the country

Giving his sermon at the occasion the bishop of Remo diocese, Bishop Olusina Fape sees hope despite missed opportunities and  the multi various challenges facing the country

The state deputy governor in her own message at the occasion stressed the need for Nigerians to be more committed to the  socio economic development of the country and   always resolve their differences  with dialogue rather than  resulting to violence

As the country and its people celebrate the 57th year of independence, it is expected that all Nigerians reflect and work towards  ways of putting the country on the path of growth and progress for the good of all.

 

Report by John Felix

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