|Rt. Hon. Oleyelogun reading the Bible lesson|
By Omolade Sunmola in Akure
It was all pomp and pagentry as the speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Bamidele David Oleyelogunnijesu basked in the euphoria of a double celebration.
First, his ministry – The Soul Winning Spiritual Envagelical Church (SOWSEC), Oda Road, Akure held its 4th anniversary.
Second, the speaker who is also the General Overseer of the church had a thanksgiving service with his family and friends at his church auditorium to celebrate his birthday which fell on July 21, 2017.
While speaking, Rt. Hon. Oleyelogunnijesu reminded the gathering that it was only God that made it possible for the church to be at a better state because they were under open roof at the last anniversary.
In appreciation to God and in fulfilling their promise, the speaker and his wife rolled on the floor several times as tears of joy dropped from their eyes.
The Governor of the state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who was the father of the day was represented by his deputy, Barrister Agboola Ajayi.
While speaking Mr Ajayi sent the greetings of the Governor to the church and thanked the members of the church for always supporting the general overseer. He also urged members to continue praying for the peace of the state so that all residents in the state can have rest of mind.
The Spiritual Father of the day, Prophet Hezekiah Oluboye Oladeji (baba canaan land) spoke on the topic “God owns Power” and read the text from Gen 17:1.
He admonished the congregation to know that all power belongs to God.
“even if you own all the properties in the world, you are still man and will be addressed as such because only God owns all power and glory,” he said.
Prophet Oladeji said that all creatures on earth will one day depart from the world, so he advised everyone present to use the opportunity they have as living beings and repent of their sins.
Ministers of God present at the occasion include; Chaplain Pastor Adeleke Timothy, Pastor and Evang. Adetokunbo, Pastor Matthew A. Michael, Lady Evang. Fagbe Yemisi, Pastor Joshua Ojoawo, Pastor Oladunjoye Abiodun and Evang. Helen Adetula President Ondo State Christian Solution Organization (CSO) Cooperative Multipurpose Union Limited.
Also at the occasion were dignitaries from the nooks and crannies of Ondo state. They are the Secretary to the State Governor, Hon. Ifedayo Abegunde; Chairman APC, Ipele, Jimi Odimayo; Oluyere of Iyere kingdom represented by Hon Chief and Mrs Ayiloka; Deputy Speaker House of Assembly, Iroju Ogundeji; House leader, Hon Olumide Araoyinbo and members of the House of Assembly.
The President of C.S.O, Evang. Adetula in her speech thanked the
Speaker for always supporting the organisation. afterwards she prsented a gift on behalf of all the members of the organization to the Governor of the state for his support towards the development of the organisation.
Presentation of Gifts and Donation for continuos construction of the church auditorium followed respectively with cutting of the anniversary cake.
Evang. Tolu Adelegan Ayonitemi and other praise leaders were at the event and they led praise sessions where members of the church danced and praised God with a joyful heart.
|A cross-section of the congregation during service|
Students of Kings and Queen Supreme Schools gave a rendition in songs while some other personalties gave special rendition to honour the speaker.
Rt. Hon. Oleyelogunnijesu appreciated God and everyone that graced the event for their love, prayers and all kinds of support.