The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has begun some political awareness for its members and Nigerians at large on the need for them to participate in the 2019 general elections. According to information from insiders, the move is backed by Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the arguably, the biggest church in the world.
Speaking on the event, Ola Adejubee, the assistant pastor in charge of RCCG Region 1, who is also the coordinator of the initiative, said it was the vision of the general overseer, Pastor E. A. Adeboye to ensure all members of the church collect their permanent voters card, PVC, and vote in this 2019 forth coming general election in Nigeria.
Daily Post on Monday, June 18, 2018, reported that the campaign was tagged: “Let My People Vote,” was kicked-off on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the RCCG Youth Centre along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
Adejubee also stated that Pastor Adeboye jolted the ministers when he instructed them to go and collect their Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs, adding that Adeboye had last August asked them to go and join any political party of their choice, adding: “This time, it was with an emotional laden voice.”
Those who spoke at the programme kick-off included Apostle Alex Bamgbola, Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria; Pastor J.T. Kalejaiye, Special Assistant to the General Overseer of the RCCG on Evangelism; Pastor Idowu Iluyomade, Special Assistant to the General Overseer on Christian Social Responsibility; Pastor Bosun Emmanuel, who represented the National Christian Elders Forum; and Region 2 Regional Evangelist of the RCCG, Pastor Ilesanmi, who represented the National Overseer, Pastor J. O. Obayemi.