Archbishop of Ibadan, Methodist Church Nigeria, Most Reverend Olumuyiwa Odejayi, has advised Christians on genuine service to God and contribution to the development of the church of God and mankind is the most paramount responsibility of Christians.
He made this known as the Diocesan Appreciation Award for Meritorious Service organised by the church last Sunday at the Methodist Cathedral, Agbeni, Ibadan, Oyo State, where dignitaries in the vineyard and captain of industry were honoured.
He said: “Whatever you are, wherever you find yourself, you are expected to serve God and humanity whether you are educated or not, old or young, male or female, you are to serve God and humanity.
“Your act of worship is not complete without service. As Christians, you are to serve your creator. No Christian is expected to be idle or indolent, you are expected to be engaged for God.
Some of the dignitaries that were honoured include, Most Reverend L. S. Ayo Ladigbolu; Most Reverend (Dr) E. S. Ogunyemi Most Reverend Kehinde Stephen; Reverend R. A. Famose; Reverend M. A. Awe; Sir Orimadegun Agboade; Sir Colonel Bola Ogunsanwo; Chief (Mrs) Olabisi Akindele, Deaconess Funke Oladeji; Chief (Mrs) Christiana Sulu; Evangelist Pekun Tifase; Mr. A. B. Bamidele; Professor A. B. O. Desalu; Mr. Kola Ajagbe, Mrs. A. O. Oyekan; Bode Akindele Foundation, Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu Foundation and a posthumous award to late Professor Rosaline Oluremi Opeke.
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