The Lagos State Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (PDP) gubernatorial running mate candidate Mrs Funke Akindele, on Sunday, presented her ambition to God for a successful election in the forthcoming 2023 general election.
Akindele, also known as Jennifer (stage name), embarked on the Imeko pilgrimage on Saturday in the early hours of Sunday prayed for by the church.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Imeko (Ogun) reports that Imeko the revered home town of the late Pa SBJ Oshoffa, the founder of the church, is believed by worshippers as a holy temple, where prayers are answered quickly by God.
It is believed especially among celestial worshippers that the spirit of Oshoffa facilitates prayers made in the camp referred to as Holy Michael.
The 6-day programme that started on Tuesday ended on Sunday with relief for worshippers who emptied their physical, emotional and spiritual burdens in varying supplications on the altar.
Akindele, the deputy guber hopeful, said that she presented her ambition and that of her party to God and it was done.
“Our project is that of a rescue mission to Change things for the better in our dear Lagos State.
“Our project for a new Lapos is people-oriented and transformation centred, therefore God who knows the heart of everyone will crown our efforts with success,” she said.
The artiste turned politician that enjoyed the accolades of millions of fans, promised a robust youth welfare package if elected, and appealed to voters to support the PDP’s Lagos project by casting their votes for the party at the polls.
NAN reports that the theme of the programme that offered a platform for the congregants to atone for sins and receives blessings was “Imeko 2022, Emmanuel 2.0