2023: Pastor clamours for a Muslim to succeed Gov. Sanwo-Olu in Lagos
The National President of the All Christian Leaders and Ministers Forum, Pastor Sam Ogedengbe, has said a Muslim should Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu come 2023.
Ogedengbe stated this at the weekend during the group’s annual convention, thanksgiving and graduation in at Abule-Egba, Lagos.
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 later brought about the emergence of ex-Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and incumbent Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
The Christian cleric, who is also the General Overseer of Overcomers Pentecostal Prayer Church, Abule Egba, Lagos said himself and other Christian ministers and leaders would not be ingrates, but would take the necessary line of action by supporting a Muslim governor.
”We Christian leaders and ministers hail administrations in the state since 1999, but we will insist that Sanwo-Olu’s successor should be a Muslim in the interest of justice and equity, ”Ogedengbe said.
He added that without doubt, he was sure the next Lagos State governor would be a Muslim come 2023.