President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday commiserated with family of the founder and general overseer of Christian Pentecostal Mission International, Rev Obiora Ezekiel, over the passing of the clergy.
Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, joined the entire congregation and Christian community in mourning the deceased.
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He said the religious leader demonstrated love, peace and joy in pursuing his passion for soul winning, and worked for the growth and spread of the gospel within and outside Nigeria, holding outreaches.
He noted the general overseer’s role in raising many spiritual sons who had also moved on to mentor pastors, evangelists, and teachers, commending his vision for founding the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).
Buhari, who urged prayers for the family of the departed, particularly his wife and spiritual partner, Rev. Dr Mercy Ezekiel, prayed that the Almighty God receive the soul of the renowned evangelist.