I’m Divinely Chosen To Assist Buhari, Says Osinbajo

imageThe Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said he was chosen by God to help President Muhammadu Buhari to transform the country.
He spoke during a service at the National Christian Centre, Abuja titled ‘Thanksgiving Service for the Swearing-In of Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria’.
The Vice President said he was convinced that God’s plan is to set things right and heal Nigeria through the new administration.
He said: “So I thank the great and mighty God, who has chosen me at this time by Himself to assist the President of this nation.
“His plan is to make Nigeria a nation that will be admired and respected amongst the nations of the earth by establishing .. and integrity. By ensuring that corruption is eradicated and resources meant for all are not cornered by a few, but are used according to law, justice and equity for the benefit of all.
“The Lord wants a nation ruled only in accordance with law and justice where the guilty are punished and the good is rewarded. This links to President Muhammadu Buhari’s inaugural speech yesterday. Sure, you will agree that he emphasized these three clear designs of God, he said .
Delivering the sermon during the service, Bishop Wale Oke said that anyone who honors God must be honored by God.
Stressing that the thanksgiving service was about honoring God, he warned the Vice President not to allow corrupt people around him in order not to be like Eli in the Holy Bible.
He said that the Vice President’s career and reputation built over the years could go up in flames within seconds if he condones corruption or unholiness.
According to him, sin and corruption dishonor God.
He charged the Vice President to chose the way of Abraham in the Bible and not that of Eli.
He said: “If you are corrupt, you cannot be a friend of God. We pray that you will enjoy the manifest of God all the days of your life.
“What others don’t have answer to a situation, God will reveal it to you. He will make you the Joseph of this administration.
“God will reveal the secret of the problems of Nigeria to you like Joseph and Daniel in the Holy Bible. Your Excellency, chose the way of Abraham and not that of Eli. With that, I believe generations unborn will celebrate you.
“The nation has a brilliant hope in the combination of you and Buhari, who is known for his uprightness,” he added.
He cited 1st Samuel 2:27-30, Amos 3:3, Proverbs 14:34, and Genesis 18:17 during the sermon.
The Wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, who gave the vote of thanks, thanked all those who turned up for the service and all those who assisted during the campaigns and elections.
Bible Reading 1 was taken from Daniel 2:20-23, Bible reading 2 was taken from Psalm 124:1-8, Bible Reading 3 was taken from Psalm 118:1-9, while Bible Reading 4 was taken from Psalm 126:1-6.
Prayers were said for the number two citizen and his family, for the church, for the right choice of appointees, and for the nation.
Besides gospel songs by various choirs during the service, there were also special songs by female and male soloists.
Among those who attended the service included mother of the Vice President, , father of the Vice President’s wife, Tayo Shoyode.
Also at the service were the former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon and his wife, Victoria, All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, John Oyegun and his wife, representative of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Joseph Obayemi.
Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, River State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, three former governors of Ekiti state, Segun Oni, Niyi Adebayo and Kayode Fayemi and former Governor of old Imo State, Ogbonnaya Onu also attended the service.
Also at the service were the Head of Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, Senator and Mrs. Olorunmibe Mamora and members of the diplomatic coprs.
The Vice President directed that the offering gathered during the service to be remitted to all the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the country.

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