Pastor Adeboye always told leaders truth – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, celebrated Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, on his 78th birthday.

Buhari saluted Adeboye’s dedication to God, welfare of the church and consistency in preaching and living the gospel for many years.

In a statement signed and sent to DAILY POST by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, Buhari commended the RCCG G.O. for always telling leaders the truth.

The president felicitated with RCCG, members of Pastor Adeboye’s family, which includes many spiritual children, within and outside the country, and his associates.

The President commended the positive influence the preacher has had on the country and its citizens, with a wide network that hugely impacts on education, infrastructure and health.

Buhari noted, with delight, the “extensive contributions of Pastor Adeboye to the growth of the country, especially his forthrightness in telling the truth to leaders, regular mobilization of members of his church to civic responsibilities and relentless courage in taking the gospel to every part of Nigeria, and almost every country in the world.”

As the General Overseer turns 78, the President recalled his interactions with the pastor over many years, underscoring his warmth, kindness and commitment to seeing the good in others, while vigorously pursuing the divine vision of creating an enabling environment for worship and living the teachings of the Bible.

Buhari prayed that the almighty God will grant Pastor Adeboye longer life, good health and more wisdom to continue sharing the love of Christ.