The Redeemed Christian Church of God under the leadership of Pastor Enoch Adeboye has created the Office of Directorate of Politics and Governance to engage members willing to be involved in politics and “mobilise support for them when required”.
In a memo addressed to all regions, provinces, zones and other levels of the church, the mission said the directorate was created for political education of its members.
Eaglesforesight learnt that, the directorate would also produce members of the church to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The memo dated February 28, 2022, and titled, ‘Office of Directorate of Politics and Governance’ has the reference number: RCCG/AGO/ADM/AA/MEMO/20/01/2022.
It was signed by the Assistant General Overseer in charge of Administration and Personnel, Pastor John Odesola.
Part of the memo read:
“We write to formally notify you that the mission authority has created the Office of Directorate of Politics and Governance in the RCCG. Further to this, Pastor Timothy Olaniyan (PICP Lagos Province 12) has been appointed to lead the Office.
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“You are kindly requested to appoint with immediate effect a Provincial Officer for your province and also ensure that the same is done.at all levels of the church – zone, area and parish. The essence of this directorate is to help coordinate the engagement of our people who are willing to be involved in politics as well as mobilize support for them when required.”
RCCG, therefore, asked that its parishes send the details of its nominated coordinators for the office to Odesola within two weeks of receipt of the letter.
Eaglesforesight recall that the All Progressive Congress (APC) leader, Bola Tinubu has declared interest to contest the highest political seat in the land, while Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a minister in the church is yet to officially declare an ambition.
However, his supporters have been urging him to succeed his principal, Muhammadu Buhari, come May 29, 2023.
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