By Hammed Tajudeen, Osogbo
The Speaker of the State of Osun House of Assembly, Honorable Timothy Owoeye has charged Christians to be an ambassador of Christ by emulating love, tolerance and commitment in serving humanity as preached by Jesus Christ.
Hon. Owoeye made this charge on Tuesday during the State of Osun House of Assembly 2019 Christmas Carol and Night of Praise programme organized by the state lawmakers held at the front of the assembly building, Osogbo.
The program was the first of its kind organized by the state house of assembly members to celebrate 2019 Christmas.
Speaking at the event, Hon Owoeye said the program was organized by members of Osun State 7th House of Assembly to express their gratitude to God almighty for sustaining a peaceful and corporative assembly since six and half months of its inauguration.
He further emphasised the assembly commitment which he stressed that they will not relent in qualitative legislations that represent the interest of the people and promote development of the state.
He however, urged Christians of the state to keep supporting and praying for the success of the Government of Osun under the administration of Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
Apostle E.O Robert in his sermon urged Christians to learn from Jesus Christ who he said lived a faithful live worthy of emulation to everybody.
According to the apostle, Jesus Christ showed love,respect to humanity through his disciples without being selective in who to relate with.
Governor of Osun, Gboyega Oyetola who spoke through the State Secretary to the Government , Prince Oluwole Oyebamiji assured the citizens of the state a better years ahead.
“We have spent this year to plant and we have all
gathered here today to water it with praise. He added “I am positive that the Lord who responds to praise and who is the Maker of the people will make 2020 and the subsequent years abundant harvests and blessings for the State of Osun.
Oyetola however, applauded the lawmakers for organizing the programme which he said will serve as avenue to preach love, patriotism to citizens of the state.