President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated
with the General Overseer Emeritus of Foursquare
Gospel Church in Nigeria and founder of the Refreshing Ministries
International, Dr Gabriel Farombi, who turns 80 on August 12.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and
Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, issued the President’s congratulatory message in a statement
in Abuja on Saturday.
He stated that “President Buhari joined the Christian community in
Nigeria and abroad, family members, friends and Farombi’s co-workers
in the vineyard in celebrating the grace of God upon the life of His
humble servant, which separated him early for a life of sacrifice,
service and charity.’’
The President extolled Farombi’s loyalty and commitment to the
preaching and teaching of the gospel, especially with the
establishment of the 10-year-old Refreshing Ministries International,
According to him, the Refreshing Ministries International inspires
preachers across the world and provides trainings on best practices in
spreading the love and truth of Jesus Christ.
He affirmed that the prayers of the faithful and spiritual leaders in
Nigeria, like Farombi, and the preaching of undiluted word of God had
immeasurably contributed to the oneness of the country.
Buhari further appreciated the former General Overseer for his love,
wisdom and resourcefulness.
He prayed that the almighty God would “pour more grace upon His
servant for longer life, good health and strength’’ to continue
serving the nation and humanity