Dignitaries around the globe have been pouring encomiums on the General Overseer (GO) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye as he clocked 80 today, March 2nd.
Nigerian President, Mohammadu Buhari is one of the many high profile individuals from across the globe who have sent goodwill messages to celebrate the Man of God who is popularly called “Daddy Adeboye”.
Buhari in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, felicitated with the GO’s wife, Pastor Foluke Adenike Adeboye, his family members, friends, and relations, as they celebrated the revered pastor on his 80th birthday.
“The President recalls his private and public meetings with the renowned preacher and teacher of the Bible over many years, most remarkably the visit when he was recuperating in London, 2017, appreciating Pastor Adeboye’s warmth and friendliness, which he also extends to leaders and others from all walks of life,” the statement added.
President Buhari believes Pastor Adeboye’s contributions to the betterment of Nigeria and other countries stand out clearly as testimonies of his divine calling, impacting greatly on education, health and infrastructural development, which include many urban and rural roads.
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu
said Pastor Adeboye’s unblemished service in God’s kingdom has made him role model to many.
Mr. Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Mr. Gboyega Akosile congratulated the General Overseer saying through diligence and utmost obedience to the Lord, he has built one of the largest spiritual institutions anywhere in the world and raised millions of committed followers of Jesus Christ.
He said: “Sir, you have been a blessing, not just to the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), but also to us in Lagos State – your unceasing prayers for us and your wise counsel over the years have contributed in no small measure to the phenomenal progress our state has continued to witness. We will forever be grateful. We cannot also ever forget your commitment to the Lagos State Annual Thanksgiving Service since the year 2000.
“Because of your work, and of the name and legacy of the RCCG, the gospel has touched the very ends of the earth, in line with the Great Commission. In addition, your devoted service in God’s Vineyard has helped put Nigeria in the global spotlight, as a land of spiritual exploits and greatness. Yet, amidst all these wonderful accomplishments, you have remained as simple and humble as ever, never seeking the limelight or personal glory”.
Celebrating the icon, Pentecostal Bulletin shared on Social Media the picture of the GO with all his family members including wife, children and grand children. View the post below