Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State celebrated the 80th birthday of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
Sanwo-Olu, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, stated that the state’s foremost cleric has made significant contributions to the state’s progress.
In his birthday greeting, Sanwo-Olu wished the cleric, affectionately known as ‘Daddy GO,’ long life and good health.
Sir, you have been a blessing, not only to the Redeemed Christian Church of God but also to us in Lagos State – your unending prayers for us and wise counsel over the years have contributed to the phenomenal progress our state has continued to make, the governor said.
We will be eternally grateful. We will never forget your dedication to the Lagos State Annual Thanksgiving Service since 2000.
Because of your efforts, as well as the name and legacy of the RCCG, the gospel has extended to the farthest reaches of the earth, in accordance with the Great Commission.
In addition, your dedicated service in God’s Vineyard has helped to place Nigeria in the global spotlight as a land of spiritual exploits and greatness.”
Despite all of your achievements, you have always remained humble, never seeking the spotlight.
We pray that as you celebrate your 80th birthday, the Almighty God will grant you more grace and strength to continue spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, ministering to the poor and broken, and proclaiming liberty to the captives
I pray that the Almighty God will continue to crown you with good health so that you can serve His kingdom more effectively, and that you will continue to enjoy His numerous blessings and everlasting goodness, he prayed.