Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that only integrity could take the country to greater height in the comity of nations.
Osinbajo, who spoke at the 10the anniversary and 7th convocation of Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State, yesterday, noted that lack of integrity had run the country down, as corruption had taken over the country and run it aground.
He added that the present administration headed by President Muhammadu Buhari was set to restore integrity in the country, noting that if such was not restored, the country could not make headway.
His words: “Integrity pays. If your words cannot be relied on, you cannot go far in the country, such a country too cannot progress.
“The future is here already and the present administration is set to install new order in the country. We must defeat the scourge of corruption in the country. If you don’t, kill corruption,it would kill us in the country.”
Speaking on the criterion that would be used in picking ministers for the new cabinet, Osinbajo explained that merit would be strictly followed, so also capacity building in contributing to the country would be noted.
In his address at the convocation, the governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola urged the graduating students to run with the vision of the university which is RUN.
According to him, in Africa, everybody runs to succeed in life, noting that all in Africa run to change the course of the world, calling on the graduates to run to succeed in life.
He added that they don’t have the course to fail in life, since the mission of Redeemed Church had been inculcated in them
“You should stand tall everywhere you go in life. You should run to succeed in life, ensue virtue of integrity and you shall surely make it in life.”
Speaking on behalf of the awardees, Pastor Folu Adeboye, wife of the general overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, commended the university authorities for giving them the awards.
She posited that the awards would spore them to do more to uplift the university.
She also lauder the visioner of the university, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, stressing that he had been the backbone of the university.
Mrs Adeboye thanked the people of Ede for their support to the university since its establishment in the town, as she prayed for the graduating students to succeed in life.

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