January 30, 2023



Tinubu: Lagos CAN Chairman misquoted – Spokesman


The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria, Lagos state has mentioned a report which quoted the state Chairman, Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Adegbite saying the wrath of God will descend on the affiliation if it didn’t help the candidature of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential candidate Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s ambition was a misrepresentation of reality.

The Bishop had gone down reminiscence lane at a programme organised for Senator Oluremi Tinubu, spouse of the APC Presidential candidate and the Federal Lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District on the weekend within the state and whereas reminiscing, he paid glowing tributes to Tinubu, a former Governor of the state and the way his private relationship with him (Tinubu) has grown over the past 23 years and what he has achieved for Christianity in Lagos state.

An digital assertion made obtainable to Blueprint correspondent in Lagos by Particular Adviser to the Lagos State CAN Chairman on Media, Public Relations and Strategic Communications Very Rev. Oladapo Emmanuel Daramola mentioned, “On the finish of his narrative, the state CAN Chairman had mentioned “God is not going to forgive me if I don’t vote for Tinubu.” And never “God’ll punish us if we don’t help Tinubu” as reported in some part of the media.

Rev. Daramola, who additionally spoke to our correspondent on Tuesday mentioned the report, which appeared on the web model of Blueprint Newspapers on Sunday October 16th “was not solely deceptive however completely out of context.”

He mentioned, “Clearly, the aforementioned was mentioned in his private capability and premised on his great relationship with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He was not talking on behalf of Christians or because the Chairman of CAN in Lagos.

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“The Bishop is sort of aware of his place of belief because the Chief of Christians within the State and would by no means converse loosely or something near that.”

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