The Church of Nigeria ( Anglican Communion) has bestowed award for exemplary leadership qualities in a challenging economy and dedication in the service of God and humanity on the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, and Governor Adedapo Abiodun of Ogun State.
The commissioner for health in Lagos state was also not left out. Professor Emmanuel Abayomi was honoured for quality and equitable healthcare delivery.The award event took place at the standing committee meeting of the Church of Nigeria, held at the Diocese of Lagos, Archbishop Adebola and Oluranti Ademowo Resource Center, Faith Plaza, Bariga, Lagos State.
The Primate of All Nigeria Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, said the political leaders were adjudged fit for the award for their outstanding role, courageous leadership and standing firm in defense of Nigerians against insecurity, provision of basis infrastructure to the citizenry and the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Wike noted that the nonchalant attitude of christians to governance is no longer the norm.
According to him, bad leadership has ripple effects which will also affect the church if they remain passive to the issue of governance.