Ondo State Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, described his victory from the Election Petitions Tribunal to the Supreme Court as one of God’s many miracles in his life over the years.
Governor Akeredolu, who led prominent state citizens and other dignitaries across the country to a Thanksgiving Sunday, noted that he owed his victory in the Supreme Court only to Almighty God.
Speaking at a special thanksgiving service held at the Cathedral Church of the Anglican Communion of St. Andrew, Imola, Owo, his hometown, the governor who was full of joy promised to continue to praise God for his endless mercies.
Arakunrin Akeredolu, his wife, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu; MP Lucky Aiyedatiwa his wife Oluwaseun led the state government, All Progressives (APC) members of Congress, the people and supporters to give thanks and worship to the Lord in grand style.
Dignitaries attending the event include; Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Tayo Alasoadura; Members of the Ondo State Assembly led by the President, Rt. Hon. Bamidele Oleyelogun; some members of the Kogi State Assembly led by the President, Rt. Hon. Matthieu Kolawole; Acting Chief Justice Williams Akintoroye; Ade Adetimehin, Acting President of Ondo State CPA; Secretary of the State Government, Princess Oladunni Odu; and other members of the State Executive Council; Presidents of local government across the state; senior government officials, heads of security and paramilitary agencies.
The others are Chief Olusola Oke, SAN; Sola Iji; Isaac Kekemeke; members of the State Executive Council, former SSG, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde; Rotimi Ibidapo; Religious leaders; The traditional rulers of the whole state led by the President of the State Council of Ondo d’Obas and Olugbo of the Kingdom of Ugbo, Oba Frederick Akinruntan; the Olowo of Owo’s kingdom, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye; the Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi; the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, Oba Victor Kiladejo; among many others.
While thanking the people of the state who voted him overwhelmingly in the governor’s election on October 10, 2020, the governor said thanksgiving was a fulfillment of his commitment to God.
He said, “The most important thing to do now is to thank God. God made it possible, not just anyone. We won in the Tribunal, we won in the Court of Appeal and we also won in the Supreme Court. It is good to thank God, ”he stressed.
He appreciated his legal team for its good work while ensuring that it will continue its development projects across the state.
Governor Akeredolu also asked for everyone’s support and prayers, saying that the prayers of religious leaders and others have always been answered by him.
In his sermon, the Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Owo, Rt. Reverend Stephen Fagbemi, who spoke of “divine intervention in the hour of need,” described God as a God of mercy who can save people. people of any situation.
He congratulated the governor, his wife, the deputy governor and his wife on the streak of victories both in the governor’s election and in the various courts, saying that only the idiot would say there is no God.
“If God is for us, who can be against us? God is greater than all the technical details. My Chancellor and Mr. Governor, I don’t know how you deserve this undeserved grace, but what I do know is that God has a covenant of grace and mercy with your family. But for God, this judgment could have gone the other way. He said.
At a grand reception for guests and supporters held at Midas Hotels and Resorts, Owo-Ikare Road, Owo, ACC Acting President Ade Adetimehin and Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Tayo Alasoadura, appreciated God for not allowing enemies to rejoice in APC and the people.