To acknowledge the Vice President’s stand and support for the Christian faith and exemplary service to humanity, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has conferred a special award of the Defender of Faith on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The Vice President was given the award at the 16th Biennial Delegate Conference of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) held at the Michael Okpara Square in Enugu, Enugu State on Wednesday. After receiving theaward, Professor Osinbajo thanked the Association
and stated thus, “there can be no more coveted preferment than that conferred by one’s brethren,” and adding in prayer that “you all will receive not just honour from men here on earth but in the end also from the Lord God Almighty, in Jesus name.
The Church must stand as the light of the nation, and Christians as the purveyors of justice and voices of peace. We must bear this Gospel of Jesus Christ knowing that it is the beacon of hope and succour for our nation. As bearers of the Gospel we are the reconcilers-in-chief. We are the salt to the wounds of a nation; we are the voices of peace and unity where division and strife have arisen. We are the purveyors of justice, for all of those who are dis-empowered. The good news is that this light is unquenchable.”
The Vice President had earlier conveyed the felicitations of President Muhammadu Buhari to the outgoing PFN President, Revd Felix Omobude on the successful and glorious completion of his tenure in office and congratulated the incoming President, Bishop Francis Wale Oke.