President and Senior Pastor, Kingsway International Christian Centre,(KICC) Global, Matthew Ashimolowo has charged Nigerians to hold their governors responsible and accountable for security breaches across the land.
The clergy argued that the governors, who, constitutionally are the Chief Security Officers of their respective states have more responsibility and questions to answer in respect to the worsening security situation in the country.
Pastor Ashimolowo who is Chancellor of the King’s University, State of Osun gave this charge while addressing the 82 graduates at the 2020/2021 combined Convocation ceremonies held on a weekend in Ode-Omu.
In his speech entitled ” Everybody Must Have A WHY” Ashimolowo urged the graduating students to challenge the skills and knowledge acquired in the institution to excel and make a meaningful impact in the competitive labour market.
He also charged the graduating students to strive to create and add value to society as they move into the world.
” We are happy that we are achieving our dreams and objectives. Everybody must ask why. Why I am a President, Governor, Senator and so on. Even the students too must ask why are we This student. Why I am studying the course that I have chosen.” he said.
Speaking on insecurity, Ashimolowo, founder of the largest church in Western Europe declared that the church and other religious centres had done their bits by supporting the nation with prayers stressing that it is time to challenge leadership at various levels to be accountable.
Earlier in her speech, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Adenike Kuku hinted that the University produced 13 First Class honours,51 Second Class Upper Division and Second Class Lover Division while only two students graduated with Third Class.
The ceremony was graced by many Vice-Chancellors of private and public universities across Nigeria.
Kuku said before the outbreak of the pandemic, the academic activities in the university were being conducted in line with the best global practices, hence the institution did not encounter many difficulties in switching to virtual classes during the pandemic.