VP Osinbajo meets with Religious leaders in Edo


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday held a breakfast session with some Christian religious leaders in Edo at the Government House in Benin.

Vice President thereafter, held about two hours closed door meeting with the religious leaders.

The meeting which had the Governor of Edo, Mr Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Mr Phillip Shaibu in attendance was attended by Rev Felix Omobude, President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria.

Others included Rev. Oriname Kure, Chairman, Edo Christian Association of Nigeria, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministry, Bishop Margaret Idahosa, Church of God Mission International.

Mrs Margaret Agbonofo of Vision Bearers Family Intercessory Ministry and the Archbishop of Benin Catholic Diocese, Most Rev. Augustine Akabueze.

The meeting was part of the Vice Pesident’s two-day working visit to Edo, which saw him performing among other things, the ground breaking ceremony of 1800 Housing units Emotan Garden Estate at Ikpoba, Okha Local Government Council.

Osibanjo also inaugurated the Solar Lighting Project at Edaiken Market in Benin; was at the launch of the South-South Innovation Hub and attended the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Clinic.

At the MSME clinic, Osinbajo and the governor had a chat with owners of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as well as beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme.