The General Overseer, The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch
Adeboye, has said he has no doubt in his mind that the late matriarch
of the Awolowo family, Chief Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo, is resting
with the Lord.
He said this on Tuesday while holding a private prayer session with the family at their Ikenne residence.
cleric, who arrived the Awolowo home at 1pm, headed straight to the
Efunyela Hall, where the prayer session was held with family members,
relations, friends and other well wishers in attendance.
“By the special grace of God and because of my interaction with Mama, I
have no doubt at all that she is in heaven now.”
shared his experience with the audience on how he was privileged to
confirm that Mama was resting in heaven, explained that he had a
personal encounter with her two weeks before her death.
“Before Mama passed on, she was making a request and I was contacted. I
won’t go into details about the request but I was abroad and when I came
back I saw her and we had a little discussion before she passed away.
As a result of that, I have no doubt that Mama is resting with the
Adeboye used the occasion to appeal to the congregation
who gathered inside the hall to also work to make heaven, stressing that
nobody knew when death would come.
He added, “You have to
consider your own case because all of us can’t say when it will be our
turn. Would you end up resting with the Lord or you end up on the other
side? The choice is yours.”
He later prayed to God to make the family members stronger and united even after the demise of their parents.
said, “We want it said that after the transition of Papa and Mama, the
Awolowo family became stronger and bigger. We don’t want a situation
where things will now begin to diminish. We want to pray for the legacy
they are leaving behind that the Almighty God will keep the legacy and
move the children to higher heights.”