Christian Conscience, a non-denominational Christian pressure group has elected new officers to steer the ship of the organisation.
A statement by the group’s Publicity Secretary, Mr Tunji Oguntuase informed that Dr Mrs Yetunde Akinyuli was elected the new chairman at a recent meeting of the group in Lagos.
She succeeds the pioneer chairman, Chief Enock Ajiboso, who passed about a year ago.
Mrs. Akinyuli is described as a committed Christian and a communications expert.
Bishop Wale Adekoya was elected Vice-Chairman of the group while Col Olanrewaju Cole was elected director of Finance with Pa Tayo Soyode as an ex-officio member.
Rev Dr Kolawole Verralls, Apostle Mike Akinyoade and Mr Tunji Oguntuase retained their positions as National Secretary, assistant national Secretary, and Director of Publicity respectively.
In her acceptance speech, Dr. Akinluyi thanked members for the privilege to serve and for the confidence they repose in her.
She promised that the group will maintain its integrity and continue to put the government and political leaders, at all levels on their toes.
“We will continue to ensure government officials are accountable to Nigerians that elected them. We will also ensure that the governed play their respective roles as peace lovers, obey the rules of the land, and are committed to the stability of the Nation,” The statement read.
The new chairman also paid glowing tributes to the pioneer chairman of the group, Chief Enock Ajiboso.
She affirmed that Ajiboso’s leadership traits have taken the group to an enviable position as a non-governmental group that moulds people’s opinions for government attention.
Akinluyi said she would continue to press for good governance that will bring food on the tables of Nigerians, empower them and ensure they are secured.