- The death of Dare Adeboye, the son of the revered RCCG general overseer, Pastor Adeboye, has thrown Nigerians into mourning
- Dare Adeboye, also a pastor, was said to have died in his sleep on Wednesday, May 5
- Nigerians have taken to Twitter and other social media platforms to commiserate with Pastor Adeboye and the RCCG family
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has lost his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye, to the cold hands of death.
The deceased, 42, who was said to be the third son of the revered cleric, died in his sleep on Wednesday, May 5, in Eket, Akwa Ibom state.
The sad development has been generating wide reactions across social media as Nigerians condole with the cleric.
Legit.ng collects some of the reactions on Twitter below:
Wale Adetona, @iSlimfit, tweeted:
"Putting Pastor Adeboye and the entire RCCG family in prayers in this tough time. It is well. "
Eniola Akinkuotu, @ENIBOY, said:
"This was the topic for Open Heaven on Tuesday. And on the same day, Pastor Adeboye lost his son. This is very depressing. May God console his family. This is too painful."
Osama, @osirmah, said:
"The story of pastor adeboye’s sons death is so painfulPleading face.....seeing a parent burying his child is one of the most devastating thing everBroken heart....May God grant him and his family the strength this period"
Gbemi Matti, @gbemimatti, said:
"May God give Pastor Adeboye and his family the fortitude to bear this painful loss...it is well.
“If we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we belong to God.” — Romans 14:8"
Phemmy, @PhemmyTosin, said:
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"The greatest tragedy for a man is to bury any of his children. My prayers go to Pastor Adeboye and the family."
Fẹ́sò Samuel, @fesojayesam, said:
"In all its ramifications, the demise of Pastor Adeboye's son is a colossal loss to the entire Adeboye family. God will grant the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the loss."
Flourish Cakes, @ajie_sandra, said:
"My condolence to the family of Pastor Adeboye and all RCCG members. It's really a great test of faith. I pray the Lord Almighty gives the family the strength to carry on."
In other news, the RCCG has announced that it will organise a 2 million man interdenominational prayer day for Nigeria.
The event is expected to hold at the RCCG Central Parish, Wuse, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Sunday, May 9.
The general overseer, Pastor Adeboye, and other anointed ministers are expected to grace the occasion.