By KUFRE ETUK
The Deeper Christian Life Ministry has explained that the recent statement on the same faith ticket attributed to the General Superintendent of the church, Pastor William Kumuyi was not targeted at any personality in the country as portrayed by a section of media.
The church noted that Pastor Kumuyi’s statement was not a political commentary but an appeal for political gladiators to seek wide counsel and consider the masses in their choice of running mate.
A release signed by the church and made available to newsmen, is sequel to the misrepresentation of Kumuyi’s interview granted to journalists at Ilorin, Kwara State on Wednesday 22 June.
The church advised every one to pray for God’s direction upon the leadership of the country, as well as the manifestation of God’s will at the country prepares for elections next year.
The release read in part, “Deeper Christian Life Ministry is aware of a news story on Muslim-Muslim ticket making the rounds and attributed to the General Superintendent of the church, Pastor William Kumuyi. For the sake of the public and need to clear the misrepresentation the story may have caused, the church considers it important to make clarifications.
“On Wednesday, June 22, at Ilorin, Pastor Kumuy had paid a courtesy call on Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State after which he had a chat with newsmen.
“During the chat, Pastor Kumuyi appealed to all parties to take interest of Nigerians into consideration while making their choices in representing the people
“The pastor’s statement was not a political commentary aimed at attacking any personality in the country as wrongly portrayed and misrepresented by a section of the media.
“His admonition on the subject matter underscores his sincere concern for a better Nigeria and prayer for God’s guidance on the leadership of this country.“We therefore urge members of the public to be wary of such misrepresentation.
“We therefore urge members of the public to be wary of such misrepresentation.“As usual, Pastor Kumuyi calls on Nigerians to continue praying for the country and the manifestation of God’s will in Nigeria.”
“As usual, Pastor Kumuyi calls on Nigerians to continue praying for the country and the manifestation of God’s will in Nigeria.”