President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, as he turns 74 years on March 2.

This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.

According to the president, the revered Christian leader, epitomises the virtues of honesty, peace, patience, contentment, humility and diligence, which are the trademarks of a good believer.

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The president commended the relentless efforts, sacrifices and the grace of God upon the life of the General Overseer.

He noted that Adeboye, who had over the years propagated the gospel around the world, had organised large gathering of Christian worshipers and consistently counselled leaders and their citizens on living right before God.

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President Buhari saluted the social and humanitarian interventions of the RCCG leader in providing health and educational services to complement the efforts of governments in addition to preaching the gospel.

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The president prayed that the Almighty God would grant Adeboye, whom he had interacted with many times before, long life and more strength to carry on the good work.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that Pastor Adeboye paid courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on Feb. 16.(NAN)