Sanwo-Olu’s wife seeks cooperation between states for development | The Guardian Nigeria News
The wife of the governor of Lagos, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has stressed the need for cooperation between the country’s federating entities in order to accelerate growth and development.
The governor’s wife, speaking at the maiden edition of Lagos Praise, said the development could not be described as comprehensive if all states did not make progress.
In a statement she said: “God bless Nigeria and God bless Lagos State. We must pray for other states as well. As much as this idea emerges from the state of Lagos, we as a state cannot do it alone. We have to pray for the other states. If Lagos State is successful and the other 35 states are not doing well, that is not a plus for us.
“We have to take each other with us and thank God now that there is cooperation with other countries. We have to work together, because united we stand, divided we fall and this is the only way we can move forward. “
She said the idea of the Lagos Praise is particularly instructive when contrasted with how God has ensured victory for the state and people against numerous challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his welcoming speech, the Governor’s Special Advisor on Religious Affairs (Christian), the very Reverend Bukola Adeleke, said that it is important for people to keep cherishing God, adding that it is evident that Almighty God is merciful towards the State of Lagos was.
The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Bishop Stephen Adegbite, Bishop Stephen Adegbite, also praised the Lagos Praise initiative, as well as calling for the event to take place twice a year.
“This is because praising God is a significant and important way to appreciate God for his miraculous works and thereby move God to do more for us as a state and individually,” said Adegbite.