President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated the emergence of Founder of Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, as President of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja, Thursday, Buhari said he joined the entire body of Christ to celebrate with the new leadership.
The President commended the outgoing PFN President, Dr Felix Omobude, for his stewardship, recognizing the continuous intercessions in prayers for the nation, and willingness to offer wise counsels to leaders of the country at all levels, including Federal, State and Local Council.
He also thanked participants at the meeting of the National Advisory Council of PFN held at the Grace Cathedral, Enugu, for electing the renowned preacher, teacher and evangelist to lead the Christian body, affirming that his wealth of experience in spiritual issues, and passion for the country’s development will make a difference.
President Buhari enjoined the new leadership of PFN, all Christian leaders and the Church to continue to uphold the country in prayers for peace and prosperity. He wished Bishop Oke and his team God’s favour on the new responsibility.
Meanwhile, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has congratulated the President and Founder of The Sword of the Spirit Ministries International, Bishop Francis Wale Oke on his emergence as the seventh President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).