By Ikemefuna Okudolo
Some non secular leaders in Odogunyan-Ogijo axis of Ikorodu on Friday held a Joint Prayer Session close to the Odogunyan Navy Barrack for achievement of the 2019 elections.
Drawn from the Christian and Muslim faiths, in addition to the normal faith, the leaders prayed in opposition to violence within the polls.
The Parish Priest of the Sacred Coronary heart Catholic Church, Odogunyan, Rev. Fr. Damian Alonze, mentioned that the approaching 2019 elections had been decisive to Nigeria’s progress.
He urged safety personnel drafted to cowl the polls to not deviate from their mandate.
The cleric urged them to not pursue self-interest of “few unpopular elective workplace seekers”.
“All of us ought to see these elections as a check of our need to stay related as a voice in world politics and this relies vastly on the credibility of the polls,’’Alonze mentioned.
His Muslim counterpart, Alhaji Moshood Owolabi-Oba, informed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) after his personal prayer session that prosecution of electoral offenders must be given precedence this time round.
Owolabi-Oba mentioned electoral offenders are emboldened to commit extra crimes the place they escape punishment after committing such offences.
“It will be significant we be certain that the tendencies of so-called sponsors of electoral crimes don’t escape being delivered to guide.
“The Nigeria Police and navy personnel for use throughout the elections shouldn’t compromise, and may guarantee arrest of the thugs in addition to their sponsors,’’ he mentioned.
The consultant of the Ifa Conventional Deity, Omobolaji Ifagbeyi, prayed that the varied conventional gods of Nigeria ought to punish people who want to scuttle the 2019 Elections.
“No extra that the Almighty God, all of us worship in the end, to forgive them, however that they need to style the anger of our conventional gods for holding this nation to ransom simply to seize political energy,’’ he mentioned.