I am the first Christian, Islam Gov. in Osun —Adeleke

The Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Tuesday disclosed that he is the first executive Governor of Osun State to practice both Islam and Christianity.

Adeleke made this known while answering questions at the public enlightenment tagged IPADE IMOLE, second edition held in Ilesa.

According to him, “I go to the mosque and church to worship God. I believe that we worship the same God and there must be no room for religious bigotry and dichotomy.”

The governor, who jokingly said he would soon become Alhaji and Prophet, added that all religions would be taken care of in his administration. He assured both Christians and Muslims in the state that no religion would be neglected in the delivery of dividends of democracy.

Adeleke promised Nigeria Union of Journalists, Osun State Council that it would further enjoy assistance of the present administration with a view to make their work easier, urging them to be objective and truthful in their reportage.

He said his administration has done a lot in the area of infrastructure development, workers welfare, pensioners, education, women affairs, health sector, cooperative and empowerment, among others.

He promised the people of the state to continue to support government efforts in changing the face of the state. The governor also flagged-off dualisation of Ilesa-brewery Akure express road and fly-over at roundabout, Ilesa.

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