The General Overseer of the Deeper Life Church, Pastor Folorunso Kumuyi said on Friday, 19th September, 2014, that the Governor of the state of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has demonstrated exemplary leadership with his disposition to all religions and massive infrastructure development in the state.
Kumuyi said the attitude of the Governor has not suggested promotion of one religion above others in his policies and programmes.
The Deeper Life General Overseer said this while addressing journalists during a courtesy visit to the Governor, at the Government House, Osogbo, before the commencement of the three day crusade of the church, tagged ‘Explosion of Supernatural Miracle’.
Kumuyi, while reacting to previous allegation that the Governor wanted to Islamise Osun State said “for those who are saying that, I’m not living in Osun State, I don’t know what they have observed or what they have seen, but what I have observed is that Aregbesola is Governor for everybody. He is a man for every one, he wants the progress and development of individuals and the state not minding if you are Muslim, Christian, non-Muslim or non-Christian.”
He said the crusade was brought to Osun for the manifestation of God power and love for the people to heal,and turn every life around, saying the event will be wonderful for every one that comes.
Kumuyi expressed gratitude to God for the peaceful conduct of the August 9 governorship election in the state and the emergence of Governor Aregbesola for second term.
The clergy urged the Governor to double his efforts at improving the state during his second term.
He said “I have moved around and seen what you have done in the first term, but there is still more to do, there is no way people will not point out deficiencies in government but you must not be distracted, you must be focused and move close to God, we are looking for a better and more successful second term.
“We want you to believe in God that He can conquer any challenges, that is the most significant aspect of our crusade here; to remind the people that no matter how bad it may be for individuals, state and nation, God can still turn things around and can move things forward”.
Responding, Governor Rauf Aregbesola appreciated Pastor Kumuyi for bringing the crusade to Osun saying the crusade will definitely manifest spiritually in his administration and the life of the people of the state.
The Governor said Osun is blessed with the leading lights in Christendom with Pastor Kumuyi as one of them which according to him informs the state government decision to build inter-denomination convention ground for revivals and crusades.
He said his administration is determined to do better during second term tasking Pastor Kumuyi to pray for the success of the administration.
Aregbesola said “we thank God, we have remakable four years, our wish is to put into the next four years, programmes and policies that will only be possible in 20 years and we are believing God through the prayer from somebody like you, will make it possible”
He urged Kumuyi to pray for him and the people of the state; for his sound health, and mental capacity to carry out the assignment.
The Governor also urged the clergy to pray against Ebola virus which is disturbing the Nigeria and rest of West Africa.