Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described The National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria Bishop Wale Oke as a man of refreshing honesty; while also felicitating with him on his 65th birthday anniversary.
In a statement made available by Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity
Office of the Vice President, the VP said Bishop Oke is “a bridge-builder, exemplary leader, a man of refreshing honesty & genuine spirituality”
The VP said further, “Dolapo and I rejoice with you, your dear wife, Rev. (Mrs.) Tokunbo Wale Oke, the family, the entire membership of Sword of the Spirit Ministries worldwide, and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria on your 65th birthday anniversary. We thank God for the profoundly remarkable life that yours has been.
“Your exceptional life of service is a divine script that has continued to inspire both those of us who are close to you and millions globally. Through the years, we have been especially blessed by your godly counsel, love, and constant encouragement.”
Osinbajo said in the statement that Bishop Oke’s “profound love and devotion to God and the gospel of Jesus Christ are evidenced by the exceptional grace you have been given to intercede and evangelize. These explain the great impact your calling continues to make in the Kingdom while pursuing your set goal of bringing 100 million souls to Christ.
“Your dependability, trustworthiness, and integrity as a leader in the faith, is clearly responsible for the unanimous decision of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria to elect you as its President.”
Prof. Osinbajo also stated that “the establishment of the Precious Cornerstone University at great personal financial cost” demonstrates Bishop’s selfless and sacrificial commitment to Nigeria’s development.
“It also demonstrates the belief that the next generation should be built on solid spiritual and educational foundations.”
While praying for God’s grace on Bishop Oke, Prof. Osinbajo said “Almighty God will answer all your prayers for yourself, your family, ministry, and our Nation. As your days, so shall your strength, wisdom, and favour with God, in Jesus’ name.”