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4 Nigerian Male Politicians That Are Ordained Pastors (photos)

Politics is not a career but an opportunity for people from different walks of life to serve humanity.

It may interest you to know that some of the influential Nigerian politicians are ordained pastors. In this article, I will be discussing with you 5 Nigerian Politicians who are Pastors.

#1. Yemi Osibanjo

The vice president of Nigeria is formally known as Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo. He is one of the active politicians in Buhari's Administration. Apart from being a Lawyer and the Nigerian vice president, he is an ordained pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God. He has managed to maintain his religious activity with his political career.

Yemi Osinbajo is a very committed man of God who teaches and preaches the gospel when necessary. See the pictures of him below.

#2. Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Osagie Ize-Iyamu is a very influential Nigeria Politician from Edo state. He has been an Edo state governorship candidate for the last two governorship election in the state. Just like Yemi Osibanjo, Osagie Ize-Iyamu is also a pastor in the Redeemed Christian church of God.

#3. Pastor Chris Okotie

Christopher Oghenebrorie Okotie is a Nigerian politician. He first ran for the seat of president in 2003 under the Nigerian political party known as the Justice Party (JP). His second presidential campaign was ran under the Fresh Democratic party which he founded in 2007.

In 2011, he continued his political career and ran for the post of president. Aside from being a politician, Chris Okotie is a famous man of God, he is the founder of Household Of God Church International Ministries.

#4. Pastor Tunde Bakare

Tunde Bakare is a Nigerian pastor who preached in different churches before he founded the Latter Rain Assembly. Tunde Bakare was a pastor at the Deeper Life Bible Church before joining the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). After spending some number of years at RCCG, he left the church to form his own. The man of God is also a politician, he is notable for running for the Nigerian presidential seat in the 2011 presidential election.

Do you think it is right for a pastor to occupy a political post? Share your thoughts in the coming section.

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