Politics Not For The Ungodly– Olusegun Obasanjo

Published 5 years ago by: Adlek Lakeside
at 09:12 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)

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<p/>Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday, in Abeokuta, condemned politicians who have no fear of God, saying politics is not for the ungodly.

Obasanjo implored those who are God-fearing to go into politics in order to correct the wrongs, asserting that it was fallacy in some quarters that good Christians should not be in politics.

Giving the admonition at a special thanksgiving to mark the fifth anniversary of the Chapel of Christ the Glorious King (CCGC), the religious sector of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State, he appreciated the preacher, Rev. S.T Ola Akande for his sojourn in politics, saying: “One of the beliefs in the so-called Christian quarters is that good Christian should not be in politics but it is a fallacy.“

"If we allow this to be, we shall be having ungodly people and this should not be, because if you leave politics without participating in it, bad people will join and will dominate it. We must encourage good Christians, those God have accepted to be in politics, or else what we would be witnessing will not be good."

Obasanjo recalled that “One of the early things I learnt in politics is that it requires money. Not money for bribing. But it is what is called genuine administration. Some of the people who will come will need money for transportation.“

"When they came to me, I told them that I do not have money. But, they said if I have had money, may be they would not even have come and meet me. I soon realisedhow I will raise money for transportation, so, I started visiting people in the morning and evening and that was how we made it."

”In his sermon, Ola Akande said he has been “a spectator of the many ups and downs of the life of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo across the years”, noting that even as a senior, he came to know a miracle about him and it was that this is a special man that God has given to the current and contemporary Nigerian generation.“

You all know that God has granted him many victories in life. So, the building of such a chapel by him is indeed an expression of praise and thanksgiving to Christ the Glorious King. So, to you, Chief Obasanjo, I say ‘well done! May God continue to grant you more of His grace in Jesus name.”

The cleric condemned the current political situation ahead of the 2015 general elections, observing that “their preparations, defections andcounter defections from one party to another are robbing us of our sleep.“

"We wish you all success in your search for ARGURION, theGreekword for money. I expect that, from now on, many hungry men and women will be trailing you in hope of being fed with your ‘votes for me gift’, after which you will abandon them and start to be taking care of yourselves alone with your constituency allowances,” the cleric said.

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doncoyon at 10:04 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Hmmm how many people did u kill or have u killed and are still killing
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IDOKOO at 10:17 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Na dem sabi.
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lakman at 10:22 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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It is true, we nigeria are too  afraid of those occult men and women.
Christians are the one GOD give power, but we are too scared.
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DrSoba at 10:41 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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God help Nigeria from the hands of the hypocrites.
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ObyWBabaK at 10:44 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Baba u ma??
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gmarley at 10:46 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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 Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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dareper at 11:06 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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See who dey talk, mtcheew!!
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winace at 11:17 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Hmmmmmmm baba dis is gud o. A change u. Dat means 2015 election is not do or die.
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ken222 at 11:38 AM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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How can they be Godly when the anger of the God of Biafra is hunting them for continue holding his people in the contraction called Nigeria   
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okilo101 at 01:00 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Baba don repent o!
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Neglito at 01:51 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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look at him, who killed innocent men, women and children at Odi?
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DMG17 at 02:58 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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IT'S VERY MUCH ADVISABLE TO TAKE A GOD LOOK AT ONESELF THROUGH THE MIRROR FIRST BEFORE MAKING ANY STATEMENT. PARTICULARLY SUCH STATEMENT.
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nmakwe at 03:36 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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baba,you talk some thing like this,wonder shall never end.
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gbojac at 04:04 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Why ?
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Wysetots at 06:42 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Anybody that values his soul will not join PDP.
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k4short2 at 07:45 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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God is watching
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suryakumar33 at 09:52 PM, 17/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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Quote from: doncoyon on 10:04 AM, 17/02/2014
Hmmm how many people did u kill or have u killed and are still killing

THIS MAN OBJ ARE YOU NOT ASHAMED OF YOURSELF A CHIMPANZEE LIKE YOU TRYING TO BRING CONFLATION TO ANOTHER PERSON GOVERNMENT YOU RULE NIGERIA BODY COMMISSION ANY WORK FOR YOU BUT TODAY YOU BECOME ACTING PRESIDENT, I PROMISE YOU WILL NEVER GO FREE FROM ALL EVIL YOU HAVE DONE TO NIGERIA. SO CALLED AMAECHI RIVERS STATE GOVERNOR WILL NEVER RULE ANY BODY AGAIN EVEN LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMAN, MY PEOPLE SAID WHO WORSHIP KING WILL BECOME A KING. AS YOU DENIED GOOD LUCK HIS RIGHT OTHERS WILL DENIED YOUR TWO.
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Fertymor at 08:44 PM, 22/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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GBAAAM, NA TRUE BABA TALK SO...
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