The family of General Overseer of Victory Life Bible Church (VLBC) led by Apostle Lawrence Achudume and the entire church members on Wednesday rolled out drums to celebrate the wife of the founder of the church Reverend (Mrs) Fola Achudume on her 55th birthday ceremony.
Penpushing reports that the birthday event held at the church headquarters located along Abeokuta-Ajebo road in Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital was attended by number of dignitaries within and outside Abeokuta.
The notable personalities at the colourful ceremony include the wife of former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief (Mrs) Bola Obasanjo, as well as number of clerics and their spouses who took turn to celebrate the celebrator.
Penpushing further reports that Obasanjo in her remarks pointed out that the 55-year old celebrator has not only carved a niche for herself in christendom, but has also done a lot in the areas of women empowerment and advocacy.
The wife of former President added that, Achudume is a perfect match and pillar of support to her husband, and equally urged the womenfolk to always be submissive, as well as respect, honour and be there for their husbands and children at all times.
Penpushing also reports that Obasanjo pointed out that the celebrator is a reflection of her husband, stressing that women who get married to famous men must have it at the back of their minds that the spotlight is always on their husbands.
The wife of former President in the same vain, noted that the warm ambience and the joy on the faces of the guests at the auditorium attest to the fact that Achudume is well loved and held in high esteem by lot of people.
Penpushing reports that Obasanjo used the occasion in encouraging people, most especially women not to be envious of one another but rather see ways they can lift themselves to greater heights, adding that its only when people take time to know the purpose of creation that they can appreciate the essence of life and human existence.
The special guest at the ceremony emphasized that when an individual relies on God especially during trying times, the impossible becomes possible, imploring people to be patient and focused wherever they find themselves.
Penpushing further reports that the celebrator who was beaming with smiles, in her own remarks expressed appreciation to the guests, and those who contributed towards a befitting birthday ceremony for her
The Reverend who could not hide her joy used the occasion to disclosed that she used the special day of her 55th birthday to offer prayers and praises to God for His grace and benevolence, and also prayed for others.
Penpushing also reports that the husband of the celebrator, Apostle Lawrence Achudume, a known vibrant and fearless clergyman while speaking thanked the guests, which also include friends and associates of the family, and the body of the church for the honour, as well as extolling the virtues of his wife.
Meanwhile, a frontline Gospel artiste, Dare was not left out of the ceremony as he dished out various melodious and soul winning songs at the party, while the highpoint was the cutting of the birthday cake conducted by wife of the former President.
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