President Muhammadu Buhari, has joined the Christian community, in celebrating Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, as he turns 78 years old.
In a statement by his Spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja, on Monday, the President saluted Adeboye’s dedication to God, welfare of the Church, and consistency in preaching and living the gospel for many years.
President Buhari felicitated with the Redeemed Christian Church of God members of Adeboye’s family, including many spiritual children, within and outside the country, and his Associates.
He also commended the positive influence the Preacher has had on the country and her citizens, with a wide network that hugely impacts on education, infrastructure, and health.
The President noted with delight, the extensive contributions of Adeboye, to the growth of the country.
He particularly cited his forthrightness in telling the truth to Leaders, regular mobilisation 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.
The President recalled 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.
President Buhari prayed that the almighty God would grant Pastor Adeboye longer life, good health, and more wisdom, to continue sharing the love of Christ.