4-Square Overseer Calls For Prayers

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The newly installed General Overseer of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria,  Rev. Felix Meduoye, has called for support from all stakeholders and tasked  Christians in Nigeria to pray for the country.

He also urged them to cooperate with the government in order to move the country  forward.

The erstwhile District Overseer of Akowonjo made this known during a press  conference shortly his installation as the fourth G.O of the movement at Ajebo  Conference Centre at the weekend at the grand finale of the church’s annual  convention.

Rev. Meduoye said it is time to move the organisation forward and called for support  from all stakeholders.

The president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, Rev. Glenn  Borris who conducted the installation charged the new helmsman to brace up for fresh  challenges.

Addressing a section of the Nigerian media at the Paul Risser conference room of the  Life Seminary after the installation, the international president said the global  body is passionate about the training of the Nigerian leaders and planting of  churches in other African countries.

While, commending the church’s initiative that has ensure the planting of over 2,000  churches in the last 10 years, he said the US will join forces with Nigeria to  spread the gospel to other nations.

“The US church will like to sponsor a meeting where we can sponsor a meeting where  we can bring experienced people to Nigeria. We must train our leaders.

“We have 101 countries that do not have Foursquare flags planted in them yet. We  must work to make our presence felt in the world,” he stressed.

Rev. Borris emphasized the need to train the leaders of the organisation with a view  to making them relevant for the changing needs of the society.

On the crisis rocking the transition of the movement’s leadership, Rev. Borrris said  the mission sent an ambassador, Daniel Mesaro, who is the West Africa Mission  Advisor from the international church to mediate in the crisis. “I think the board  will say he helped counseled them and coach them through the crisis and ensured an  amicable resolution along with the former Acting General Overseer and the immediate  past General |Overseer Rev. Goody Ebojie and Rev. Dr. Wilson Badejo respectively,”  he said.

—Ayodeji Adesina

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