President Mohammadu Buhari, had on Monday, joined numerous Christians worldwide in celebrating the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, at 78.
In a press statement released on behalf of the President by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, Buhari noted the contributions and forthrightness of the man of God, as well as his fearlessness in the propagation of the word of God in all the nooks and crannies the world.
He commended the positive influence the preacher has had on the country and its citizens, with a wide network that hugely impacts on education, infrastructure and health.
Part or the statement reads thus :”the President felicitates with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, members of Pastor Adeboye’s family, which includes many spiritual children, within and outside the country, and his associates, commending the positive influence the preacher has had on the country and its citizens, with a wide network that hugely impacts on education, infrastructure and health.
“President Buhari notes, with delight, the extensive contributions of Pastor Adeboye to the growth of the country, especially his forthrightness in telling the truth to leaders, regular mobilization of members of his church to civic responsibilities and relentless courage in taking the gospel to every part of Nigeria, and almost every country in the world.
“As the General Overseer turns 78, the President recalls his interactions with the pastor over many years, underscoring his warmth, kindness and commitment to seeing the good in others, while vigorously pursuing the divine vision of creating an enabling environment for worship and living the teachings of the Bible.”
The President prayed God to grant the Pastor many more years, good health and more wisdom in order to continue the propagation of the gospel of Christ on earth.