Atiku hails Oyedepo's contributions to Nigeria as the Bishop turns 63

Atiku hails Oyedepo's contributions to Nigeria as the Bishop turns 63

- The presiding bishop of the Faith Tabernacle church also known as Winners Chapel, received an outpouring of love from many Nigerians on Wednesday, September 27

- Dr David Oyedepo was born on September 27, in 1954

- Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, was one of the prominent Nigerians who wished the revered man of God a happy birthday

Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has hailed Bishop David Oyedepo for his contributions to the development of Nigeria.

The Waziri Adamawa made his stance known when he wished the revered man of God a happy birthday on Wednesday, September 27.

Atiku took to his Twitter page to eulogise the Kwara-born bishop, stressing that he (Oyedepo) has contributed to deepening faith, education and culture in Nigeria.

Atiku hails Oyedepo's contributions to Nigeria as the Bishop turns 63
Atiku hailed Oyedepo's contributions to Nigeria as the man of God celebrates his 63rd birthday

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Oyedepo is the presiding bishop of the Faith Tabernacle church, also known as Winners Chapel, located in the Ota area of Ogun state.

The church has a wide congregation of over 50,000 members in Nigeria and more across the world.

His ministry has established different schools in Nigeria to equip young minds with knowledge.

They include Covenant University in Ota, Landmark University in Kwara state, Faith Academy secondary schools and Kingdom Heritage primary schools across the nation.

Similarly, former Nigeria's president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, referred to Oyedepo as a soldier of Christ with the way he is changing the world through faith, investment in education and contributions to the nation’s development.

Jonathan made the comment through his Facebook page on Wednesday, September 27, during his birthday wishes to Oyedepo.

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