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I was mocked when my son died – Pastor Adeboye

Dare Adeboye and wife

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has claimed some people mocked him when he lost one of his sons last year.

The cleric revealed this while preaching on Tuesday night during the ongoing 70th Annual Convention of the church along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Adeboye said God carried him when he was in the saddest period of his life in May 2021 after the death of his 42-year-old son, Dare.

He said, “Some of you have heard this before: when I was in the saddest period of my life, with so many questions and I know that even in my deep sorrow some people were still laughing at me, I got a text from one of my daughters.

“All she said was: ‘Daddy, let God carry you’. And that put an end to any problem; it ended my sorrows. It renewed my faith.”

Dare, the third child of 80-year-old Adeboye, died on May 4, 2021 in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family.

Married to Temiloluwa, the deceased was the Assistant Pastor in charge of Region (Youth) 35 before his death and father to three daughters.

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