Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, joined by the Deputy Governor, Hon. Lucky Aiyedatiwa, last night, led army others into a session of quality praise and worship in the presence of God.
At a special praise service tagged “A Night Of Praise With Mr Governor” held at the Government House Chapel at the Government House Ground, Alagbaka, Akure, prayers were also offered for the Governor and family, the state and the country at large.
Wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs Seun Aiyedatiwa, Secretary to the State Government, Princess Oladunni Odu, acting Chairman of the All Progressive Congress in the state, Engr. Ade Adetimehin and other members of the state executive council as well as top government functionaries were also at the service.
Gospel artistes from within and outside the state took the stage in succession to render soul lifting praise songs to God at the All-Night of praise and worship.
The Artistes include: Adeluyi Mojisola, Steve Sax, Evangelist Yetunde Obanla, Evangelist Yetunde Are and Evangelist Remilekun Amos.
Wife of the founder of Agape Christian Christian Ministry, Reverend Mrs Funke Adejumo in her exhortation titled “Remember And Count Your Blessings”, charged the congregation to always count their blessing and appreciate the gift of life.
In his remark, Governor Akeredolu, who said his life is a testimony of God’s love, favor and mercy, said the successful outings of his administration were possible through prayers and God’s faithfulness.
He thanked members of his family for finding time to always pray and praise God with him every last Friday of the month since he became Governor in 2017.
A minute silence was observed for Pastor Joshua Odeyemi of Reconciliation House, in recognition of his support for the Chapel when he was alive.