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Foursquare’s Ex-General Overseer Wilson Badejo Is Dead



Former Foursquare Gospel Church’s General Overseer, Dr. Wilson Badejo is dead.

He died at the age of 74, the church announced in a statement.

The National Secretary of the church, Rev. Yomi Oyinloye, said in a statement that Badejo, who was the church’s G.O between 1999 and 2009, died on Saturday after a brief illness.

“He 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 church said.

Oyinloye said that the church was greatly saddened by the loss but encouraged members to take solace in the fact that the late G.O. lived a fulfilling, God-fearing and impactful life.

According to him, Badejo left behind an indelible mark in the heart of everyone who came his way.

Oyinloye called for prayers for the family of the deceased and the Foursquare Gospel Church in this trying time.

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    August 16, 2021 at 12:29 pm

    In a condolence message by his media office, the PFN president described the news of Badejo’s death as shocking to the nation and the world, particularly to the Christian community. According to Bishop Oke, Dr Badejo gave his all to the service of the Lord while alive, a development he added, enhanced the spread of the gospel to nations of the world. In another development, President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolence to the Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria, and christendom in general, over the passage of Dr Badejo.  A statement issued by the special adviser to the president (media and publicity), Femi Adesina, on Sunday, said the president described the departed as “a dedicated servant of God, who led the Foursquare Gospel Church for 10 years, and was committed to standing in the gap for not just his organisation, but Nigeria as a whole.” 

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