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Apostolic Faith Church loses Anambra overseer



… Burial June 26

APOSTOLIC Faith Church, Anambra State has lost the District Overseer, Rev Geoffrey A Ozuruigbo who was born in 1949 and died on June 17, 2020, after a brief illness.

According to a statement by the church and family, the burial is slated for June26, 2020 at his home town Iheagwa, Owerri West Local Government Area, Imo State.

 Describing Rev Ozuruigbo, Enugu Regional Overseer, Rev Saviour Nnodim through his spokesperson said that death is inevitable but the end of a perfect man is peace. He stressed that Ozuruigbo was very humble, loving, caring, generous, forgiving, respectful and courageous, a man of faith who always desired the will of God in his life.

Rev Nnodim urged the family of the decesased and the church not to grieve like those without hope, rather, should struggle to be at peace with God, and man to enable them be in heaven at last.

  Contributing, Director, Family Development Directorate at West and Central Africa, (WECA), Emmanuel Moh said, “Jeff as we fondly called him was a man with great passion for souls, who devoted his energies towards God’s projects. He was very humble a humane and spiritual minded giant.”

  Rev Moh, lamented that he will be greatly missed, but thanked God for the hope of glory.

  The Assistant Overseer, Anambra State, A.N Chike, described the late Rev Ozuruigbo as a respectful leader, hardworking, humble, diligent and dedicated to the service of God, he will be greatly missed by the entire Apostolic Faith Church.”

  During interaction with National Light, the wife to the late overseer, Margaret Chukwu Ozuruigbo, described her husband as “an overseer per excellence, popular for his gentle disposition, highly hospitable with high sense of humor. In the United State of America, my husband was addressed as the man of extravaganza blessings. He lived a holy life and loved evangelism which led to the conversion of many people and established many branches both in Anambra and Imo Districts.”

  It could be recalled that Rev Ozuruigbo was a friend to many and a subscriber of National Light Newspaper, Ka o Di Taa and Sportsligght xtra from 2016 to date.

He was survived by wife, children, grandchildren and host of many relatives.

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