- A leader of the Cherubim and Seraphim church, Primate Ade Ademisokun-Turton Onibode, has called on President Bola Tinubu to work with positive-minded individuals
- Primate Ademisokun-Turton said the president working with principled Nigerians will make the country great
- The primate asked President Tinubu to reach out to the opposition parties and work with those that are likely to be useful for the betterment of the country
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Akure, Ondo state - The President of Cherubim and Seraphim church in Ondo State, Primate Ade Ademisokun-Turton Onibode, has advised President Bola Ahmed Tinubu not to compensate looters when making appointments.
According to Leadership Newspaper, speaking in Akure, the state capital during a State of the Nation address on Monday, June 5, the cleric said some former governors with some form of entitlements have looted their respective state's treasury and helped Tinubu to power.
He warned Tinubu to ignore them if they set out to be compensated, Blueprint Newspapers also reported.
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“He (President Tinubu) shouldn’t forget Shagari (Shehu) who brought in those who are not politicians into his government to help him solve some problems.
"He shouldn’t look at some of the past governors who have looted the treasury and helped him to get into power, now needed to be compensated. Compensation can come in another way."
Furthermore, Primate Onibode told Tinubu that people should not be compensated with political office, advising the president to "reach out to the opposition" and form an alliance with "those who are likely to be useful".
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