Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo Osinbajo has paid tribute to late Pastor Bamidele Olurin in Lagos.
Pastor Olurin, until his death, was the pastor of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Tree of Life Parish, Oregun, Lagos, doubling as the Assistant Pastor-in-Charge of Lagos Province 48 under Osinbajo and served in acting capacity for the vice president who was the Provisional Pastor until he went for national assignment.
According to news gathered by Pulse, Vice President Osinbajo paid his last respect to the late RCCG Pastor at the Service of Songs for late RCCG pastor held in Lagos.
Olurin was one of the first set of Apapa Family Bible College, now called RILA Institute where he shared class with Osinbajo.
Osinbajo, in a prayer for the family, thanked God for saving Olurin’s soul and prayed God to provide, protect and show his mercies to the departed’s family.
In his words, “We thank you for what he was able to do through you; thank you for the service he rendered for you. We ask that you take care of his wife and children; keep covenant with them such that they may know prosperity, blessing, joy and fulfillment all the days of their lives.
“Set them apart for your goodness, your kindness, your great mercy; Father, they should know no shame; no disgrace, everyday of their lives, you will provide for them.” He prayed
Special Assistant to the wife of the General Overseer, Pastor Deola Mensa, also of the RCCG, said that Olurin lived a worthy life and prayed God to comfort the vice president for the loss.
“We thank God for the life he has lived; he served God faithfully. He has gone home to rest; he left for everyone of us a legacy to follow.” She said.
The service featured praise and worship, Bible readings, hymn renditions, tributes and testimonies.