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Osun Dep Gov. Alabi Charges Christians To Seek Redemption As Lenten Season Begins.


The Deputy Governor, state of Osun, Mr Benedict Alabi has charged the populace to allow the spirit of God to live in them as man is accountable to God on how he spent his life at the end of his journey on earth.


The Deputy Governor gave the charge on Wednesday at Ash Wednesday service which marked the commencement of this year's lenten season held at St Benedict Catholic Cathedral, Popo, Osogbo.

Mr Alabi who was flanked by his wife Mrs Oyefunke Alabi  said Ash Wednesday symbolises the call for repentance, redemption and sharing with the less privileged.

He enjoined Nigerians to always live together in love, unity and service to God and humanity

In his words of exhortation, the Lord Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Osogbo Rt. Reverend John Oyejola said Lenten period is a season to get reconnected to God and relate well with human being through Prayers, alms giving, love and repentance from sinful life.

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