Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, and the Prelate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, Samuel Emeka Uche, have advised Nigerians, irrespective of their religion and tribe to continue to spread the message of peace, love and unity for the country to remain United.
They stated this at the dedication of Owa Ofokutu memorial Ecumenical Centre in Ilesa, Osun State.
It was an event attended by two former heads of state, General Yakubu Gowon and Abdulsalami Abubakar as well as Governor Gboyega Oyetola.
The 3000 seaters ecumenical centre was built in memory of the late Paramount ruler of Ijesaland, Owa Ofokutu, who ruled Ijesaland between 1842
In his sermon, the Prelate of the Methodist Church believes Nigeria’s unity is non-negotiable. On his part, former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon said more souls would be won for Christ through the centre.
The great grandson of the late Traditional ruler who build the Ecumenical centre Professor Debo Adeyemi wants people to emulate the late monarch.
The event was attended by the Owa Obokun of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran, top Government functionaries and priests and Christian faithful
from within and outside the state.