- Pastor Enoch Adeboye has been showered with encomium by Atiku Abubakar on his 78th birthday
- In his congratulation message, the former vice president described the RCCG general overseer as a man of estimable character
- Pastor Adeboye was born in Ile-Ife, Osun state on March 2, 1942, and was ordained RCCG pastor in 1977
Atiku Abubakar, Adamawa chieftain and former vice-president of Nigeria, has felicitated with Nigerian pastor and the founder of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Enoch Adejare Adeboye on his 78th birthday.
Legit.ng notes that Adeboye mounts the stool of new age on Monday, March 2, and goodwill messages have been pouring in for the general overseer of the Nigerian pentecostal church.
Joining millions on Nigerians to celebrate Adeboye on his 78th birthday, Atiku described the pastor as "a man of estimable character and virtue."
In a birthday wish posted on his official verified Twitter handle on Monday morning, the former vice-president showered Pastor Adeboye with beautiful encomium for his passion towards "upping moral values and excellence" in the country.
"Pastor EA Adeboye remains a man of estimable character and virtue," Atiku said.
"His passion for, and commitment to upping moral values and excellence in Nigeria are exemplary. I wish him a happy 78th birthday."
Adeboye was born in Ile-Ife, Osun state on March 2, 1942, and completed his first degree in Mathematics in 1967 from Obafemi Awolowo University.
He was ordained a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in 1977 and became general overseer of the church in 1981.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that it is a day of joy for all the members of the RCCG as their general overseer, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, clocked 78 years old. In the mood of celebration, the RCCG pastor took to his official Instagram page to appreciate God for life.
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According to the man of God, he is grateful for life, strength, provision and sound health, among many other things.
In commemoration of the day, Adeboye shared 78 of his popular quotes, which ended with his signature statement, "Let somebody shout halleluyah."
He also declared 78 hours praise concert, which is to be held on the church’s campground at the Ibadan expressway.
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