At service of songs, Osinbajo, others eulogise Dare Adeboye
• Deceased represented future of Christian ministry, says VP
• Muoka commiserates with General Overseer, RCCG
A service of songs was, yesterday, held for Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Adejare Adeboye, at House of Favour Parish, Redemption Camp.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun; President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Bishop Wale Oke, a former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel; a former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, among others, were in attendance.
Osinbajo said Dare Adeboye lived a life filled with zeal, speed, and emphasised what was important and needed to be done at the right time.
In his tribute read by Bisi Akande, Pastor in Charge of Lagos Region 35, the VP said: “He knew what was important to do and to emphasise and he worked very hard with the zeal and speed of one who knew that we don’t have all day.
“He understood the dynamics and urgency of reaching young people with the gospel, especially because of their fundamental role in the sustainable growth of the church of God.”
According to the Vice President, Pastor Dare was in many ways a representative of the future of Christian Ministry, saying that “everyone has a story to tell of Dare’s warmth, compassion, friendliness and his open display of affection for others.”
MEANWHILE, the General Overseer of The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, has commiserated with Pastor Enoch Adeboye as well as RCCG members over the sudden death of Pastor Dare.
In his condolence message made available to The Guardian by the church’s Public Relations Director, Pastor Louis Chidi, Muoka said: “We understand how difficult it is to bear the loss of a loved one but we want you to take consolation in the fact that there is life after death and God being with you, the fortitude to bear the pain is assured.”
ALSO, at the Service of Songs /Wake Keep held at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Young Adults and Youths, Akrudum, Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Dare was described as a humble man whose legacies will live on.