- Pastor Enoch Adeboye in the wake of his son's death was spotted for the first time in public
- The 79-year-old RCCG general overseer attended a Holy Communion service on Thursday, May 6
- According to the church, he cleric's son died on Tuesday, May 4, at the age of 42
The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye on Thursday, May 6, made his first public appearance following the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Legit.ng gathered that the cleric featured at the May Edition of the church’s Holy Communion service.
Recall that Dare was reported to have died on Tuesday, May 4, in Eket, Akwa Ibom state, where he was based with his family.
The general overseer ministered from the studio of the church’s station, DOVE Media, while members of his church congregated in the auditorium.
This development is coming a few hours after RCCG released an official statement concerning the death of the 42-year-old.
The church in a statement signed by the public relations department posted on its Twitter handle on May 6, confirmed Pastor dare's demise.
Nigerians on Twitter in a swift reaction, sympathised with the respected cleric and his family.
Iyanuoluwa Bolarinwa, @Bolarinwaiyanu said:
"Ah! This is what we call, I have sold my soul to God. Whatever happens, take control!"
Your Village People, @SayMjay said:
"God! Immediately I saw this post.. I started crying;;!! A man who just lost his son!!! Ahhhhhhhh"
F.A. Josh, @Joshofficial18 said:
"This is an encouragement to us that in every situation we should never hold back. God is still God."
Chino, @Stephy21193840 said:
"Daddy may God continue to uphold you and family with His Mighty hand of righteousness Loudly crying face."
Chika, @Chika73665729 said:
"He is doing the work of the one who sent him...A true role model in God's kingdom."
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Pastor Leke Adeboye reacted to the death of his brother as news about the incident trended on Nigerian social media space.
In a post on Facebook on Thursday, May 6, Leke quoted a bible verse that suggested that righteous people are taken away to be spared from disaster and evil.