Lagos tasks religious leaders on peaceful- coexistence, moral value


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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State.

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Amid insecurity challenge and the threat of secession in Nigeria, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged religious leaders to support the government in propagating peace and moral living among citizens in the quest to build a better and thriving society.

Sanwo-Olu, gave the charge on Tuesday, at the 40 days final burial ceremony of late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande First Civilian Governor of Lagos State, held at the Police College Pavilion, Ikeja.

The governor, represented by his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, stated that “religion is the strongest pillar in Nigeria, people respect their religious leaders and they listen to them. So please don’t leave the preaching of moral values to the government alone.”

Accordingly, the governor urged the religious leaders to preach peace and help integrate the nation saying “Nigeria must not disintegrate, men…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper