A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has advised Nigerian churches to stop showing favouritism to rich with questionable source of wealth.
Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi,made this statement on Wednesday while speaking with journalists at the Centenary Anniversary Lecture of the Anglican Church held at All Souls’ Church, Lekki, Lagos.
The theme of the lecture which was organised by the Diocese of Lagos, was themed ‘The Church and Good Governance” and during the lecture, Akinyemi urged churches to continue to preach against the evil of abuse of office by public officials.
The church has to stop showing favouritism towards rich people whose source of their wealth is questionable; the church should stop worshipping them,” he said.
He added that the church should have the courage to confront those in authority.