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2019: Oshinbajo meets leaders behind close doors in Benin


Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday in Benin held a closed-door meeting with Christian leaders in the state.

Oshinbajo who was in Benin for the inauguration of tradermoni and other engagements, held the meeting with the clergymeeting at the Bishop Kelly Pastoral Centre, along Airport Road.

He arrived the venue of the meeting at about 12:33 pm in company of  Gov. Godwin Obaseki, his Deputy, Phillip Shaibu and the SSG, Osarodion Ogie.

Present at the meeting were the Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, Bishop Oyonude Kure, President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Rev. Felix Omobude, representatives of the Catholic church, Arch Bishop of Benin, Rev. Fr. Richard Ofere.

Others included the presiding Bishop of Church of God Mission, Arch Bishop Margret Idahosa, Margaret Agbonifo of the Family Intercessory Ministries.  

Content of the meeting was however kept secret as the number two citizen did not brief journalisits what transpired at the meeting.

The Vice President is also expected to inaugurates the Benin-Abraka road, launch tradermoni in Ekiosa and Oba market.

Speaking at the end of the meeting, the State Chairman of CAN, Bishop Oyonude Kure, said that their responsibility as clergymen is to continue to pray for candidates in the coming election.

Kure however kept mute when asked by journalisits if the Vice President solicited their support for victory in the election.

He siad: “Our responsibility is to pray for those who are contesting, which we have done.”


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