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Buhari consoles Pastor Adeboye over son’s death

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President Muhammadu Buhari has consoled General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye, family and church members over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President urged them to find comfort in the teachings of the Holy Scriptures that those who have chosen to serve God faithfully will see Him as He is in eternity.

The statement was titled “President Buhari commiserates with Pastor Adeboye on death of son” reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari extends deepest sympathies to the family of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, on the passing of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.

Dare Adeboye

Late Pastor Dare Adeboye

“Also commiserating with members of the RCCG on the demise of the Assistant Pastor in charge of Region (Youth) 35, President Buhari urges them to find comfort in the teachings of the Holy Scriptures that those who have chosen to serve God faithfully will see Him as He is in eternity.

“The President prays God Almighty to grant the departed rest in His everlasting kingdom and comfort grieving family, friends and associates.”

The 42-year-old Pastor Dare who was the third surviving child of the revered cleric reportedly died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family.

The deceased, who was the Assistant Pastor in charge of Region (Youth) 35, had ministered the previous day.

He was said to have retired to his bed and did not wake up.

“He was not sick and did not complain of anything before the incident. Pastors in the church were summoned to pray for him, all to no avail,” a source added.

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