Newly inaugurates Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Sunday disclosed that his emergence as governor was a “ miracle.”
Speaking during a Thanksgiving Service held in his honour at the All Saint’s Church, Jericho, Ibadan, the state capital, Akeredolu also ascribed his victory to faith, trust and love for God.
“I can tell you that our success and victory in the election was a miracle. I contested once and I told the Lord that if I win, I will build a place of worship for you.
“I was not too sure that the victory will come but I said to the Lord that whether win, lose or draw I will build a place of worship for you.
“It is because I have that strong faith in God and we did it. And now that same Lord gave us the victory. So, my people you don’t have to wait until he answers your prayers before you do things for God.
“Do it may be that is where success will come. May be God remembered what we did and that was why he gave us victory, ”
Akeredolu, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, pledged to lead a purposeful government in the state.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, member noted that he was indebted to the church because he found all that he wanted in the church.
It was in this church that I became a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, President of Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and now a governor,”