A former General Overseer of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Nigeria, Dr Wilson Badejo, is dead.
He was aged 74.
He was said to have died on Saturday, August 7, following a brief illness.
His demise was contained in a statement by the National Secretary of the church, Rev. Yomi Oyinloye.
Recall the cleric headed the church between 1999 and 2009.
The statement read, “He (Dr Badejo) was a great achiever, an accomplished servant of God, a role model, a bridge builder, mentor, teacher par excellence, an apostle and respected family man.
“Dr Badejo served the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria in several ministerial capacities, crowning his stewardship at the apex as the General Overseer of the Church from 1999 for 2009.
“He was a man of many parts who was able to unlock socio-cultural gateways, and in the process successfully endeared several friends and loved ones from all walks of life across the divide.”
The statement indicated that though the church was saddened by the demise of the servant of God, it encouraged members “to take solace in the fact that the he lived a fulfilling, God-fearing and impactful life.”