As part of the Buhari administration to curb the effects of corruption in the Nigerian society. The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday stated that for corruption to be completely eradicated in the country, the fight against the menace must begin from the churches.
It was only when church leaders resolve to ostracize and expose corrupt members of their congregation that the problem could be solved. Thee acting president stated.
Prof. Osinbajo made this remark while speaking at a special service organised to mark this year’s Father’s Day at the Aso Villa Chapel.
The Acting President, who is also a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, said church leaders must begin to talk more on honesty, unlike the current situation that more emphasis is placed on giving.
“Every time that we come to church, we are told about giving. But we need to talk more about honesty. We need to talk far more about honesty. In the same way we talk about giving, we need to talk more about honesty,” he declared.
stating further that church leaders must be ready to confront their members who were living above their means.