- Pastor Enoch Adeboye, RCCG general overseer has called on Nigerians to stand united and defeat the enemies of the nation
- The revered cleric gave this admonition when he paid a visit to the Chapel of Mercy, Dadin-Kowa, Jos as he sympathise with the family of the Late Rev. Isaac Oyebamiji
- Meanwhile, the Late Oyebamiji, died at age 64, in February after a brief illness in the United States of America
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has urged Christian to be united irrespective of their denominations, Vanguard reported.
Adeboye gave the advice at the Chapel of Mercy, Dadin-Kowa, Jos, on Sunday, September 25.
The cleric noted that he was in Jos to commiserate with the family of the Late Rev. Isaac Oyebamiji, the Founder and Senior Pastor of Chapel of Mercy, as well as members of the church.
Adeboye urge Nigerians especially Christians to be united
Adeboye, who described the deceased as one of his spiritual sons, apologised for his inability to visit immediately after Oyebamiji died.
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”It took me this long to come for this visit because we had a close relationship with your late pastor for over 40 years.
”So, it has not been easy with me trying to accept the fact that he is no more, but I’m here today to condole and pray for his family and indeed all members of this congregation.
”The servant of God has finished his assignment on earth and has gone to be with his maker; ours is to live right so that we will meet him on the resurrection day.
”But I want to use this opportunity to call on Christians in Nigeria to be united in order to defeat the enemies of the nation.”
Meanwhile, the late Oyebamiji, 64, died in February after a brief illness in the United States.
Nigerians in their usual manner reacted to the development.
They took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and expressed their views on Adeboye's statement.
Isabelle Karl wrote:
"Man of wisdom...
"Be OBI-dient to yourself and your Generation."
Abu Hanas said:
"He simply means don't vote against Jagaban, unite and vote Jagaban because Jagaban is the only way."
James Wanlek stated:
"His massage is very simple we all know the enemies vote for Peter obi for the betterment of our country."
Grace Ukpong noted:
"Thank you sir we know who to vote for."
Enyi Oche urged:
"If you like don't tell your members to vote Peter Obi and Yusuf Datti, Shettima will convert all of us to Muslims if APC wins."
Onyema Vincent Asogwa opined:
"I know Atiku and tinubu supporters will pick offense in this statement "
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This was made known by Pastor Korede Komaiya of the Master’s Place International Church during his Sunday sermon.
While preaching, he revealed the RCCG pastor received over 120 cars as gifts, and he personally gifted him a car each year for 10 consecutive years.