Ondo State Governor has denied reports in some national dailies that the state ejected Christians from the state’s owned event centre known as DOME.
Speaking while receiving President of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria ,( PFN ), Bishop (Dr) Felix Omobude in Akure, the Ondo state capital ,Ondo state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN,said that the event centre has been booked for 2nd Niger Delta summit hosted by the state.
The Deputy Governor, Honourable Agboola Ajayi who received the PFN President and his entourage on behalf of the Governor,Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN said that the event centre was the venue of the Niger Delta summit and the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo was to declare the summit open on the same day that the Christian body approached the management of the centre and they were told to make use of the MKO Abiola Democracy Park for free of charge.
Arakunrin Akeredolu reiterated his commitment to ensure coexistence among religious leaders bodies in the state.
He therefore urged religious leaders in the country to continue to pray for the unity of the country,adding that is their prayers which still keep the country as one till today.
The Governor used the opportunity to informed the gathering that the APC led Federal Government has commenced public hearing on restructuring,noting that the committee is in Akure to meet with the people of the zone which comprises Ondo,Osun and Ekiti.
Speaking earlier,President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria PFN ,Bishop Felix Omobude said he was in the state in continuation of tour of States of the Federation to preach the message of peace and to pray for the people of Ondo State and the government.
He commended Ondo State Government on good governance initiatives,saying he was a product of good governance that he enjoyed free education programme introduced by late Chief Obafemi Awolowo in the Western Region of Nigeria,stressing that good governance value cannot be over emphasized.
He later prayed for the state and the county at large.