The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has elect Dr. Felix Omobude to a further term Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude as its National President.
He is expected to remain in office for a second term of four years.
Omobude was returned as the group’s president at the just concluded 14th Biennial Conference of the Fellowship held in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
The PFN leadership and General Assembly expressed appreciation for the work done by the Omobude-led National Executive Council during its first term in office and unanimously voted for it to continue to pilot he affairs of the association.
A statement by Simbo Olorunfemi, PFN Director, Media and Public Relations said to serve alongside Dr Omobude are – Bishop Francis Wale Oke as Deputy National President; Apostle Emmanuel Kure, National Secretary; Rev. Felix Meduoye, National Treasurer; Bishop Goddy Okafor, Deputy National Secretary; Rev. Michael Tosin-Oni, National Financial Secretary; Barrister Alex Izinyon, SAN as National Legal Adviser; Pastor John Ayodele, Internal Auditor; Bishop Emma Isong, Publicity Secretary; Archbishop John Praise Daniel, Welfare Officer and Dr Mercy Ezekiel as National Prayer Coordinator.
The PFN Conference at which hundreds of thousands of Christians from Nigeria and beyond participated, had in attendance the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, Leaders of the Pentecostal Community in Nigeria including Pastor E.A. Adeboye, Dr. Paul Enenche, Bishop Mike Okonkwo, Bishop David Oyedepo and others; Delegates from all over Nigeria and the Diaspora, as well as many other dignitaries.
“A number of issues of concern to the Church and of national interest were discussed at the Conference and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria resolved on the need for the Federal Government to live up to its constitutional responsibility of securing live and property, especially in the face of terrorist activities by so-called Herdsmen and the killings in Southern Kaduna.
“The PFN notes, with appreciation to God, the journey of the Pentecostal movement in Nigeria, from its humble beginnings to the dominant position it now occupies in Christendom and expresses deep appreciation to the founding Fathers of the Fellowship for their vision, sacrifices and tenacity in the pursuit of unity within the body of Christ.
“The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria is concerned at the state of the Nigerian economy and the hardship being experienced by Nigerians. It calls on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to mitigate the pain of Nigerians, curb inflation, stem the tide of unemployment and find solution to the exchange rate that has eroded the value of the Naira.
“The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria wishes President Muhammadu Buhari a speedy recovery and quick return to his desk to carry on with the task of addressing the challenges presently facing the nation,” Olorunfemi added.