Friday, May 26, 2017

Governor Ambode Sacks chaplain For Refusing To Anoint His Wife First During Anointing Service

Governor Ambode Sacks chaplain For Refusing To Anoint His Wife First During Anointing Service

It has been gathered that Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode reportedly sacked Venerable Femi Taiwo,Chaplain of the church sedated the Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, for refusing to anoint his wife first during the churchs anointing benefits.

According to Punch, Taiwo got the sack regarding Monday, May 15, without any query or attributed excuse confirmed in the sack letter, and was asked to depart thecredited habitat where he lived following his wife and two children within 24 hours of receiving the letter.

Punch’s report;

“There is anger at the Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Lagos State, after the Presiding Chaplain, Venerable Femi Taiwo, was sacked by the Governing Council allegedly on the order of the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode.
PUNCH Metro gathered that Taiwo got the sack on Monday, May 15, without any query or official reason stated in the sack letter.
He was said to have been ordered out of his official quarters where he lived with his wife and two children within 24 hours of receiving the letter.
Despite pleadings from church leaders and other reputable elders in the church, the government was said to have insisted that the cleric must leave the church.
Some church members reportedly contributed money to buy gas cooker, and other household items for the family as they vacated the vicarage.
Investigations by our correspondent showed that Taiwo had angered the Governor’s wife, Bolanle Ambode, who had visited the chapel on Sunday, May 14, when the church held an anointing service.
The church is under the Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, while the Office of the Lagos State First Lady supervises church.
Church members were said to have filed out to receive anointing oil during the May 14 service without any preference given to Bolanle, who waited endlessly with her entourage.
She was said to have later moved to be anointed and moments later, stormed out of the church, as some of the women leaders ran after her.
Bolanle, who was reported to be visibly angry, allegedly shunned entreaties from the women, which included the wife of the presiding chaplain.
The cleric got the sack the following day.

The directive was issued in a letter old-fashioned-fashioned, May 15, 2017, and signed by the Chairman, Governing Council of CCTL, Mr. Olugbenga Solomon. The letter moreover ordered the Assistant Chaplain, Very Rev. Ayo Oyadotun, to receive greater than considering cutting effect.

A church devotee, who witnessed the performing and begged not to be identified, said ,

The church had confirmed seven-hours of day fasting after we loose two prominent members.
The Sunday assistance, which was declared as anointing support, was supposed to fade away the fasting.
The First Lady, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, was declare in the middle of her entourage. She comes to the church once in a though.
When it was period to be anointed, the cleric asked people to come take in hand, late accretion that it was optional. Three people stood at the stage to anoint people. They included the chaplain, the presiding chaplain and one adding together person.
People started stepping out one after choice. The superintendents wife, after some period, furthermore stepped out and was anointed.

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