Residents and Indigenes of the State of Osun have been urged to continue supporting Governor Rauf Aregbesola and be prayerful for the success of his administration at all times.
Speaking at a New Year Prayer Service organised by the Ife Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) held in front of his palace, Oba Ogunwusi charged the people of the state to support and pray for Aregbesola.
Oba Ogunwusi posited that prayers is a vital tool to sustaining peace, enhancing growth and development of the country.
The frontline Traditional Ruler in Nigeria also called on Christians to always pray for leaders for peaceful co-existence in the country.
He prayed for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aregbesola to succeed in their offices and also urged the people of Ile-Ife to keep praying for the duo.
“God is the Almighty King of Kings that spared our lives throughout 2017 till date despite all challenges facing each and every one of us. There is nothing we can offer Him than to give Him all our praises throughout the days of our lives.
“Only God is worthy of our praises for we are still alive to see the new year, who can questioned God, if we all have been buried in the year 2017. Therefore, Prayers remain sacrosanct if we truly want to achieved peace and development and we must also pray for those in the position of authority. Please keep praying for Governor Rauf Aregbesola and his cabinet to succeed in their efforts to make this state a better place to live and do businesses”, Ooni said.
The Secretary of CAN, Ife chapter, Apostle Segun Olatokunbo expressed appreciation to the monarch for attending the prayer service.