- The pastor of Fulfilling-Word Foundation Church, Essa Ogorry, had gone viral after he refused to officiate a wedding due to lateness of the couple
- Sadly, Ogorry has passed away after some challenges with his health
- A source close to the ministry said that despite his failing health, the man was in church on Sunday, February 14, to carry out his duties
- The pastor, according to the source, is a man known to always take time seriously
The founder of Fulfilling-Word Foundation Church in Rivers state, Essa Ogorry, has died a year after his wife, Tonyemieba, passed away.
The Punch reports that a source said the man died at the age of 55. The couple has a teenage child of 17 years old.
Days ago, the late pastor was in the news for his refusal to officiate the wedding ceremony of a couple because they did not keep to time.
The same source close to the media said that though the man preached on Sunday, February 14, his health was not okay, and he had to go back to the hospital where he later died.
The source who chose to be anonymous said the man marked his 55th birthday on Tuesday, February 9. While commenting on the drama from the wedding cancellation, he said the pastor acted according to the time agreement the couple signed.
He added that the couple’s wedding cancellation was not the first as the man had done so in the past where he would eventually come around to officiate after pleas.
The source, however, said the man outrightly refused in the case of the reported couple because they insulted him.
As at the time of writing this report, Punch said they could not reach Reverend Dagogo Jack, the chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria for comments on the issue.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian woman and fashion designer, Chioma, gave many people things to talk about after wearing an ankara-styled gown on her wedding day.
The whole social media was set abuzz by the creativity as many people said the style was such a bold move.
People who are close to the bride took to social media to share snaps from the wedding ceremony as they expressed how great Chioma's dress looked.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Legit.ng. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.