The Bishop of Lagos West Diocese of the Anglican Communion, Rev. Dr James Olusola Odedeji, has described most Nigerian leaders as clueless on points of excellent governance, and true essence of democracy.
He tasked Christians on the necessity for uncompromising religion in God always.
Bishop Odedeji who spoke through the third session of the 11th Synod of the Church of Nigeria, Diocese of Awka at St Jude’s Church, Adazi-Ani on Saturday, thanked God for being God within the affairs of Nigerians.
He listed 5 varieties of religion Christians might have on God as uncommon/ unusual religion like that of Abraham; radical religion like Joseph – religion like when the angel of God joined Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego within the fiery furnace and uninterrupted religion like that exhibited by Job and uncompromising religion just like the one exhibited by Daniel.
The bishop stated with out religion, Christians couldn’t survive the tribulations focused at them for serving Jesus Christ, including that with out religion one can’t overcome something on the earth characterised by evil.
He insisted that when one’s religion in God is unwavering, the particular person is bound of victory, it doesn’t matter what, whereas describing the synod theme ”The Victory that has overcome the world, even our religion (1 John 5:4),” as apt, ‘judging from conditions we discovered ourselves in Nigeria.
The President of Awka Diocesan Synod and Bishop of Awka Anglican Diocese, Rev. Dr. Alexander Chibuzo Ibezim, recommended Bishop Odedeji for appointing a person from Awka Diocese his chaplain from amongst over 400 monks within the diocese, whilst he described him as a real ecumenical Nigerian.
On the palace of the normal ruler of Adazi-Ani, Igwe Robert .N. Nwankwo, Bishop Ibezim warned that no one ought to misunderstand the synod as a money- making programme as a result of cash can’t quantify the blessings of God that synod heralds in any internet hosting neighborhood.
Bishop Ibezim thanked Igwe Nwankwo and his cupboard in addition to your entire Adazi Ani neighborhood for internet hosting the synod for the second time since he turned the Bishop of Awka, including that the neighborhood ought to be capable to verify the blessings of God because the final synod as a result of the synod is a blessing to the neighborhood.
He described Justice Okechukwu Okeke, the Diocesan Chancellor, as man whilst he known as on Adazi Ani to proceed to help the Anglican Church. He thanked Venerable Christian Okafor answerable for the Archdeaconry for taking correct cost of occasions.