Another church General Overseer loses 53-year-old son
The General Overseer of Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Elijah Abina lost his 53-year-old son, Pastor Emmanuel Folorunso Abina, on Wednesday, April 28, eight days before Pastor Enoch Adeboye lost his 42-year-old son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
The circumstances of Emmanuel’s death is unknown but a source close to GOFAMINT told The Vanguard that he was until his transition, the Pastor in charge of the Kingdom House Assembly of the church located in Festac Town, Lagos.
The deceased was also said to be the Director of Media of GOFAMINT, a position he took on part-time basis, while he was also the rallying point for youths in the church.
It was gathered that this January, Emmanuel was appointed into GOFAMINT Executive Council for a three-year term.
WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that Adeboye’s son, Dare died in his sleep on Wednesday night in Eket, Akwa Ibom state. He was said to have retired to his bed and did not wake up.
A statement by the church announcing the demise, signed by GOFAMINT General Secretary, Pastor S.O. Omowumi, said: “With heavy heart but in total submission to the sovereignty of the Supreme God, we announce the passing onto glory of our brother, our pastor and a member of the Executive Council of The Gospel Faith Mission International (GOFAMINT), Pastor Emmanuel Folorunso Abina, on Wednesday, 28th April, 2021.“Gone too soon but we praise the Almighty God for the life Pastor Folorunso lived and the indelible impact he made in the church, particularly among the youth.
“May the Lord Jesus Christ comfort our General Overseer, the immediate and extended family as well as the church”.
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