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Here Is What President Buhari Said About The Death Of Bishop Obembe




Popular Lagos Archbishop Dies

President Buhari Condoles With Christendom

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of popular Lagos Bishop, Bishop Lanre Obembe of El Shaddai Bible Church.

The President in his reaction condoled with the family, relations, friends and the entire Christendom on the passing away of the former chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Lagos branch.

Buhari in a statement on Thursday signed by Mr Femi Adesina, his special adviser on media and publicity, described the late clergyman as a devout servant of God and an inspiration to many people.

As previously reported by Naija News, Bishop Obembe died early Wednesday morning according to close family sources.

“President Buhari sends heartfelt condolence to the family, relations, friends, and to Christendom in general, on the passage of Bishop Lanre Obembe of El Shaddai Bible Church, with headquarters in Lagos.”

“Obembe, a former chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Lagos branch, devoted many decades of his life to the service of God, and was an inspiration to many young people.”

“President Buhari believes that his footprints would be indelible on the sands of time, and urges all those who mourn the gifted preacher to be comforted by the fact that Obembe served God and man with great zeal, and such labour of love never go unrewarded.”

“May his soul rest in peace and his good works be sustained by those he left behind,” the President prayed in his statement.

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