Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said the emergence of Bishop Francis Wale Oke as the seventh President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) is good news to him.
Makinde made this declaration in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa.
DAILY POST gathered that Oke, an Ibadan based cleric recently emerged as PFN President.
Makinde in his reaction to the news said the choice of Oke is no doubt, good news to him.
He described the cleric as his father in the Lord.
Makinde noted that he did not doubt that the PFN would experience tremendous progress under Oke’s leadership.
“The emergence of my father in the Lord and one of the servants of God I have great regards for, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, as the President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria is good news.
“For anyone who knows Bishop Oke, his principles and strong belief in excellence, his selfless spirit and above all, his deep sense of patriotism, his choice to lead PFN at this trying times in the life of the nation is divine.
“I congratulate the revered Man of God and the Pentecostal Fellowship on this development and I pray that Christ will continue to move the fellowship forward.”