By Sam Eyoboka
Pastor-in-Charge of Lagos Province 18 of the Redeemed Christian Chirch of God, RCCG, Pastor Henry Adeyemo, on Sunday enjoined Nigerians to embrace the life of steadfastness and holiness, which he emphasized, Nigeria requires at the moment for accelerated development.
Speaking on ‘The Lord done a great thing for us’ at the official dedication of Heaven’s Glory zonal headquarters of Lagos Province 8 at Channels TV Avenue, Isheri North in Ogun State, Adeyemo, said “genuine peace and true progress come to nations which put their trust in God.”
Declaring the auditorium open at 12.20 p.m. the pioneering pastor of the province urged Christians and Nigerians in general to pray without ceasing concerning the current challenges facing the nation until God who always performs special miracles, grants our requests.
According to him, the nation will surmount all its challenges and things would be well again, pointing out that God has good plans for Nigeria and He will restore and rebuild the country.
“This is a time for intensified prayers. May God hear our cry this season,” he said, noting that there was no situation that could not be salvaged by God if Nigerian Christians can come together in prayers to overcome the current challenges.
The dedication service also featured the retirement of pioneer zonal pastor of Heaven’s Glory zone, Pastor Amos Olajide Ogundare and the send-forth of his successor, Pastor Victory Olawale Olagoke who has been transferred to Oyo Province 6.
Some of the church members described both men as a detribalised pastors who greatly motivated members through personal visits and financial encouragement and spent their resources for the development of the church and members.
Mr. Jeremiah Okorie described Ogundare as diligent, dedicated, disciplined, a distinguished man of God, and a visionary leader, praying God to support him wherever he goes. The light of God will shine upon him, he said.
Mr. Adebowale Balogun described Ogundare as a selfless, devoted man of God and humble servant in the service of God and humanity.
The event was attended by the host, PICP Lagos Province 8, Pastor Amos Akinlabi and wife, the Secretary of Ogun Provinces 4 and 8, Pastor J.B. Olowolayemo, APICP, Ogun Province 8, Pastor L. Olunifesi, current Heaven’s Glory PICZ, Pastor Oluromiti Oluyemi and CGO, (House Fellowship), Pastor Dickson Atigolo among others.