Sep 20, 2021

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Sanwo-Olu, WATS Provost bemoan consequence of corruption, insecurity

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the head of the West Africa Theological Seminary (WATS), Oluwafemi Martins, yesterday reaffirmed the need to curb corrupt practices and insecurity in the country.

They revealed this at the joint 30th and 31st convocation and the 32nd anniversary of the seminar under the heading: “Global Vision, Global Mission: Agenda for Excellence in Global Leadership through Theological Education” in Ipaja, Lagos.

Represented by the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Ms. Adetutu Ososanya, Sanwo-Olu, said that self-love outweighs the hearts of men.

He stated that greed, corruption and immorality affect the The resulting repercussions are the main cause of leadership gaps and the chaos the world is suffering from. For his part, Martins said it is well known that corruption is the greatest challenge facing both the Church and Nigerian law He attributed it to weaknesses in leadership development, which he also complained about the prevailing uncertainty in the country, which he said continues to adversely affect the national economy local fundraising efforts made difficult.

Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, who was the guest speaker, described the theme of the event as a challenge and a reminder to all Christians.