All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, on Friday, sympathised with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.

 

In a statement on Friday, Tinubu said the deceased lived an exemplary life of service to God and the Body of Christ. He, therefore, appealed to Nigerians to honour the late 42-year-old cleric by by committing “to a life of compassion and togetherness that Pastor Dare believed in”.

 

Dare died on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family. Until his death, he was the Assistant Pastor in charge of Region (Youth) 35.

 

His death shocked the whole world as well-meaning persons including presidents, governors, and personalities condoled the 79-year-old general overseer and his wife over the death of their son.

 

In his statement, Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor, said, “My deepest condolences to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, his wife, Pastor Folu Adeboye, family & RCCG community on the passing of their beloved son, husband, brother, father, uncle and pastor, Pastor Oluwadamilare ‘Dare’ Adeboye

 

“Pastor Dare’s ministry helped bring the word of God to many Nigerians across the country. He lived a life of exemplary service to God and to His Church.

 

“Pastor Dare will be remembered with the deepest affection and love not only by his family but also by the multitude of people whose lives he touched with his ministry.

 

“May Almighty God give abiding peace and comfort to Pastor Dare’s parents, wife, children and the whole RCCG family so that they might have the strength to bear this loss.

 

“Let us honor Pastor Dare by committing ourselves to a life of compassion and togetherness that Pastor Dare believed in.

 

“May he rest in perfect peace in the Garden of Almighty God.”