ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has congratulated wife of the founder, Victory Life Bible Church, Rev. Mrs. Fola Achudume on attaining the golden age of 50.
Governor Amosun who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Barrister Taiwo Adeoluwa described Mrs. Achudume as a teacher and preacher, whose significant achievements in the service to the Lord was a blessing to the state.
Amosun added, Mrs. Achudume remain pillar of support to her husband, Rev. Lawrence Achudume, saying many souls in the state have been touched positively through mentorship.
“I am here in two capacity. I came to represent the State governor, and I am here as a friend of the Achudume’s family.
“I am aware that many souls have been touched positively, through your ministration, mentorship and your pet projects. Indeed, you have proven to be a strong pillar and a dependable ally to your husband and his service in Lord’s vineyard’
“I join you, your husband and your entire family in celebrating this milestone age and in giving thanks to Almighty God for His Grace and benevolence on your life. It is my prayers that the good Lord will continue to preserve and strengthen you to render more selfless service to God and mankind”, governor Amosun said.
Similarly, the Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel while speaking at the ceremony appreciated God’s love for the celebrant, who he described as a woman of great virtues, and commended her as a good mother.
The Governor who was represented by his Special Adviser on Religious Affairs, Rev. Daniel Akwatang, pointed out that the celebrator is a pillar of support for her husband, and enjoined guests to also emulate her kind heartedness.
In her own remarks, the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief (Mrs.) Alaba Lawson while congratulating Mrs. Achudume said she is pleased in joining her in giving glory to the Almighty for the wonderful happiness and blessed five decades that she has spent.
“You have been a shinning beacon as a moral force for good countless others and you help to build and stabilize many homes and lives. I know that this can sometimes be a thankless work. However, I have deep confidence that Jehovah God will equally reward you in secret.
“I pray that may you continue to find favour in the eyes of the Almighty. I also pray that the loyal love of Jehovah, the God of mercies never depart from you and your entire household in Jesus name. More grease to your elbow”, Lawson said.
Also, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Ogun State Chapter in a congratulatory message said the celebrator is an all time valuable asset to the Lord, describing her as a jewel of inestimable value that runs into perpetuality, a valuable mother to both biological and spiritual children.
The Chairman of the Association, Bishop Tunde Akin-Akinsanya while felicitating with Achudume noted that, ’the human science tell us that to be 50 is a golden and that gold is a precious metal used in jewelry to determine and enhance value, aesthetics, decoration and also a guilt-edge security that guarantees world’s strongest currencies’
He emphasized that the celebrant is a confidant wife and friend to her amiable husband, and anointed partner in the Ministry to ensure that the God given vision of her husband is built according to the Lord’s pattern.
“She is a standard bearer of womanhood both in ministry and the society at large. A bridge builder across the divides of culture and tribes and a mediator between the flaming apostolic function of her husband and all or any that are aggrieved”.
Highlight of the colourful event, was the presentation of brand new 2018 model EX 460 Class Lexus Jeep to the birthday girl from her husband, Apostle Lawrence Achudume.
Dignitaries who attended the colourful event held at D-Marque Victory Plaza located along Moshood-Abiola Way, Abeokuta, Ogun State include; clerics, Government representatives, traditional rulers, journalists, captain of industries and professional bodies among others.