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Be kind to your political opponents, Cleric tells Obaseki

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The Bishop of the Anglican ‎Communion, Benin Diocese, Rt. Rev. Peter Imasuen, has called on Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo to extend a hand of fellowship to other candidates he defeated in the Sept. 28 governorship election.

Imasuen made the call during Thanksgiving Service at St. Peter’s Church in honour of the governor and his deputy, Mr Philip Shuaibu, in Benin on Sunday Obaseki and Shuaibu took oath of office at at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin on Saturday.

The Anglican bishop urged the governor not to abandon his defeated opponents but to see how they could contribute meaningful ideas‎ in the interest of the masses.

He urged the governor to dedicate his administration to God and the service of the citizens, through human capital development and job creation.

Vanguard, November 13

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