President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed sadness over the passing of Reverend Moses Iloh, the General Overseer of Soul Winning Chapel.In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, he sent his condolences to Iloh’s family, friends, associates and the Christian community in the country, saying the late Iloh was an exceptional statesman and religious leader.
The President declared that the Christian community and the nation will immensely miss the bold cleric, who throughout his public life and ministry abhorred corruption, promoted morality and influenced his followers to seek righteousness that truly exalts a nation.
Buhari said Iloh – the philanthropist, labour leader, humanist, sportsman and great teacher of the gospel will be long remembered and honoured, as a worthy patriot who stood for social justice, peace and truth.
He urged all who mourn Iloh, who has left a worthy and commendable legacy for other patriotic Nigerians to build on, to always be inspired by his deep love, devotion and dedication to humanity. The President prayed Almighty God to grant the deceased eternal rest and comfort all those he left behind.