When Olusegun Obasanjo visited Pastor Chris in his presidential library, aptly named the ‘Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library’, the man of God certainly had a lot to speak about. The two men, whom both cherish the nation of Nigeria, sat down to discuss some important aspects of the country and where it’s headed in the future.
This was a meeting that the nation and even the entire continent were certainly eager to see. The gathering consisted of an exclusive tour of his presidential library and an official interview on state affairs. Pastor Chris interviewed the former President during the tour and raised important points regarding the state of Nigeria and Africa as a continent.
An Exclusive Televised Event
The joining of these two prominent figures roused the nation into such a frenzy that it was streamed live across all Loveworld channels (LoveWorld Plus, LoveWorldSAT, Loveworld USA). The unique tour was also just made available for download on the LiveTV App. Loveworld citizens from around the world were glued to their screens during the exclusive broadcast, contributing to the stirring electric energy that emanated from the impactful session.
The construction of the library was a part of the effort to establish and deepen democracy, an essential aspect that facilitates successful engagement with the public. Televised sessions like these encourage political, social and religious leaders to gather and reflect upon the status of the nation, creating transparency between world leaders and their citizens. It also places the importance of accountability, resulting in better choices in policies.
Olusegun Obasanjo, a Christ Embassy Favorite
The former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has attended several Loveworld organized events in the past, resulting in long-lasting friendships with many Christ Embassy members. At the recent FALA ceremony in December, the former president, together with Pastor Chris bestowed the prestigious award upon Isaiah Deng, Star Prize winner of 2018. The former president also gave a moving speech in which he stated the four P’s, four pillars that will ultimately advance the nation and Africa as a whole. They are:
1. Politics (Good governance)
2. Population (exploding)
3. Protection (security)
4. Prosperity (fight poverty)
He also commented on the value of democracy, saying that “we must get the politics right. Democracy is not only an election, but it is also popular participation, and satisfying the needs of the people.”