President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, as he turns 74 years today, March 2, 2016.
In a statement released by the spokesperson to the President, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday, Buhari said that the revered Christian leader, epitomises the virtues of honesty, peace, patience, contentment, humility and diligence, which are the trademarks of a good believer.
Buhari commended the relentless efforts, sacrifices and the grace of God upon the life of the General Overseer.
Buhari further saluted the social and humanitarian interventions of the RCCG leader in providing health and educational services to complement the efforts of governments.
He prayed that the Almighty God would grant Pastor Adeboye long life and more strength to carry on the good work.
Adeboye has over the years, propagated the gospel around the world, organised large gathering of Christian worshipers and consistently counselled leaders and their citizens on living right before God.
He is also the national president of RCF (an interdenominational fellowship in all the campuses in Nigeria) which is under the umbrella of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministry (CRM).
In 2009, Newsweek magazine named Adeboye as one of the fifty most powerful people in the world. He is married to Foluke Adeboye with whom he has four children.