Immediately after attending the Passing out parade of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in Yola to congratulate Bishop Filibus Moses Pontibu who was elected the President of Lutheran World Federation (LWF).
In a grand reception organised to honour him by the Lutheran Church Council of (LCCN) and the entire Christian community of Adamawa State,Osinbajo warmly congratulated Filibus and told the huge crowd that God is indeed good to Adamawa and Nigeria to must picked him to lead the church that have more than 70 million members drawn across 43 countries of the world.
According to him for a black Man to be picked among many contestant of white people in the world,it is because of good and Interested character found in him (Pontibu) and he knows is God’s Grace that is at work
“The battle is not for the might nor the race for the swift and It is not of him that run or will but is the Lord that shows Mercy. ” He said
He called on the celebrant to use his office to pray for Nigeria and the leadership of the country for God to intervene in all works of life and make every Nigerian a universal instruments of solution.
“I pray that you will make LWF to pursuit justice and equity for the people of the World, because God so love the world we have to love even our enemies. Evangelising peace and unity in an effort to safe mankind.”He added
While Congratulating Governor Muhammadu Umaru Jibrilla Bindow over transformation strides of development in the state, he told the Mammoth crowds that the World indeed is fortunate to have the second black Man, a Nigerian Man and of course Adamawa state indigene to occupied such a noble office.
Many church leaders gave good commendations of him asserted that Moses is a great Man of God with a character of leadership, calling on him to help in uniting the body of Christ in Nigeria most especially the lingering division of LCCN in the country
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