The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that the event was sponsored by Chief Dotun Sanusithe Otun-Apesinola from Ibadanland, and the CEO of Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resorts.
NAN reports that the event featured special prayers for Nigeria, Oyo State and the APC presidential candidate.
Sanusi said that the Christian faithful had come together to pray for Nigeria, Oyo State and to take a fundamental step in the approval of tinubu how comes the president 2023.
The convener, represented by Mogaji Nurudeen Akinadehe said they could no longer afford to sit on the fence because they are traditional or religious leaders.
According to him, if we decide not to participate in what they are doing, the suspected criminals will rule us.
Sanusi said he believes in the development, progress, economic emancipation, social justice, religious tolerance, political stability and adequate security of the country.
The convener said that he could not, as a successful businessman, sit back and watch the country derail from the path of progress.
“I have sacrificed millions of naira as an employer of labour. My likes will not be here and they will be playing arcade about who becomes the political boss of this country.
“The only person we have who can move the country forward, ensure proper security and bring economic stability to this country is Bola Tinubu. He’s done it before, I have confidence in him,” he said.
In your comments, Rev. (Dr.) Titus Morakinyothe General Coordinator, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ibadanland, said Sanusi invited them to the programme.
Morakinio said, “As Christians and pastors, we are parents of all political parties.”
He said that there was no crime in the Yoruba demanding the presidency, adding: “Politics in Nigeria have been between the North and the South.”
According to him, someone’s turn has to come. If you look at Nigerian politics, it’s north and south, no problem. If the North has done it, it has to come to the South.
“Once he comes to the South, it is not criminal for the Yorubas to aspire to the seat since they are part of the South,” he said.
The cleric urged the people to pray fervently for God’s mercy for an election free of violence and a smooth transition of power.
Also, Pastor Olusoji Adedijithe chaplain of the Olubadan Palace, said they were at the event to support and pray for Tinubu’s victory.
“Today, we are all here to support and pray for Bola Tinubu to become President of Nigeria in 2023.” he said.
Commenting, an APC chief, Dr. (Mrs.) Ronke Carewhe described Tinubu as the most competent of all the presidential candidates and generally acceptable across all six geopolitical zones.
Carew thanked the Christian faithful for coming out en masse to support and pray for Tinubu, urging them to vote en masse for Tinubu’s victory at the polls as well.