Those seeking to divide Oyo people with religion will fail- Makinde
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, says those seeking to divide the people of the state though religion should find other jobs to do.
Governor Makinde, who stated this while addressing the congregation at the St Paul Anglican Church, Yemetu, Ibadan, during the 80th thanksgiving service for his mother, Mrs. Abigael Makinde, said that the state is too interconnected to be divided along religious lines.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, states that some religious activists who are seeking to divide Oyo people along religious lines will not succeed as every home in the state has a full complement of both religions.
The governor while noting that it was evident that some people do not want the present government to succeed appreciated God and promising that his government would continue to serve the state.
Earlier, a cleric, the Venerable Reverend, Dr. Samuel Osungbeju, urged leaders to serve well so as to receive the reward of God.
Reverend Dr. Osungbeju who added that the actions and policies of the government of Engineer Makinde were being well received by the people urging the governor not to relent in doing good.