- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, May 26, said the future of the country is bright
- Osinbajo said that Christians are to be the people giving hope to others in the county
- The second citizen in the country also charged Nigerians not take advantage of the country's weaknesses
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday, May 26, said the future is bright for the country during the 2019 presidential inauguration interdenominational church service in Abuja.
The theme of the event is setting the nation on higher levels of peace and development in the fear of God, The Nation reports.
The vice president said that Christians are to take the lead role in giving hope to others, adding that he is confident that the country’s future is bright.
He said: “Our days will be better and better. This is the reason why I am so confident; our ministry is that of reconciliation.
“We must not permit anyone to take advantage of the fault lines. Our country stands at the threshold of phenomenal great, the end of the story light and joy.
“We begin with darkness and confusion but the end of our story is bright, the future of our nation is bright.”
The other message at the event was delivered by the Catholic Archibishop of Abuja diocese, Cardinal John Onaiyekan representing the president of the Catholic Bishop Conference, Archbishop Augustine Akubeze.
The bishop said God is the reason that peace reigned despite the build up to the just concluded 2019 general elections. He also asked Nigerians to stop pointing accusing fingers around as that will not make Nigeria go far, adding that hope is not lost in the country.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Yemi Osinbajo were until Tuesday, May 28, the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to submit their assets declaration forms.
This was made public by the chief press secretary of the CCB, Charity Utok, who revealed that outgoing lawmakers in the National Assembly have Saturday, June 8, as their deadline to the same.
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