The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has advised Nigerians to ensure they participate in next year’s general elections and vote for credible leaders of their choice in order to move the nation to the next level.
He spoke on Sunday to journalists shortly after a thanksgiving service at the RCCG national headquarters in Ebute-Metta, Lagos.
The theme of the service was, “Hope for the hopeless.”
Adeboye, who was represented by the Assistant General Overseer, Administration and Personnel, RCCG, Pastor Johnson Odesola, said, “There is hope with God on our side, let’s be hopeful. Nigerians should look out for credible people, God fearing people.
“Everyone should get their Permanent Voter Card; that’s our power. Every Christian should exercise their civic right of voting for the right person of their choice because the Bible says give unto Caesar what is Caesar’s and the word of God enjoins us to pray for kings and those who are in authority.”
According to the cleric, there is a need to continue to educate the electorate to vote for credible people who will not aid or support wrong policies or evil acts.
Adeboye pleaded with members of the National Assembly to pass the 2018 appropriation bill, noting that the second quarter of the year was almost over.
“They should serve the national interest and not their interest even if they have an issue, they should pass it while they are working on the issue. That’s why they are there; that’s why we talk about next year’s elections. Those who will not serve national interest should be shown the way out,” he added.