Obadare buried …. Aregbesola urges Nigerians to emulate his virtues
As the remains of the evangelist and founder of World Soul Winning Evangelistic Ministry, Prophet Timothy Oluwole Obadare were interred on Saturday, the Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has enjoined Nigerians to emulate his virtues.
The governor, who led the state top government functionaries to the WOSEM International Conference Centre, Ileki, Ilesa, Osun State, where the spiritual icon was buried, said late Obadare led an examplary life worthy of emulation.
He said that his life and times have several lessons for people to draw from, noting that those who want to reach the pinnacle of their careers must demonstrate the kind of dedication, tenacity and focus the late preacher demonstrated in managing his ministry and winning souls for Christ.
The WOSEM Shiloh, where the multi million naira mausoleum for the late Obadare, was filled with clergy men, Christians across all denominations from within and outside Nigeria.
Aregbesola explained why his administration decided to spend N35 million on the burial of the WOSEM founder.
The governor, who said that the late Prophet lived life that touch others positively in spite of his sight disability, noted that the state would enjoy economic benefits his from mausoleum because of its tourist potentials.
He said: “Prophet Obadare is an epitome of wisdom in evangelistic world and his legacies will remain indelible on the sound of time. The lesson his departure thought us is that any position you are, dedication and faithfulness are necessary for success to be guaranteed.
“His life thought us that whatever obstacle that comes one’s way should not debar but must strengthened one’s resolve to be successful. What God endow us to do, we must do it with our best ability.”
Prayers were offered by clergymen for the family of the late clergyman, his ministry and Osun State.
An endowment for the establishment of a television station where all his teachings will be aired was launched by Bishop Sam Thompson.