Jonathan extols Oyedepo’s contributions to education development

David OyedepoPresident Goodluck Jonathan on Friday extolled the contributions of the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, to the education of Nigerian children.

A statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati, said that Jonathan gave the eulogy in a congratulatory message to Oyedepo on his 60th birthday coming up on Saturday, September 27.

The President, according to Abati, stated that the cleric’s “massive accomplishments as a devoted servant of God’’ made his life worthy of celebration.

“I write on behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to rejoice with you as you mark your milestone 60th birthday anniversary.

“Yours is, indeed, a life truly worthy of celebration. You have attained lofty heights not just as an accomplished selfless servant of God, but also in the committed service of community, country, and our common humanity.

“You have not only committed to giving your all in pursuit of the massively impactful propagation of the Word, you have also embraced the cause of providing quality education for our children.

“As the almighty God continues to bless you with robust health and many more years of happiness, uncommon accomplishment, and fulfilling service, It is my prayer that you will continue to partner with us in our quest to reposition Nigeria for peace, progress and prosperity,” the statement quoted him as saying.