Sunday, February 25, 2018 8:27 pm
Arch. Bishop Margaret Benson Idahosa, Bishop and wife of founder of the Church of God Mission International weekend commissioned an ultra modern provincial headquarters of the Church to mark her 20 years ordination as Bishop of the Church.
The commissioning of the provincial headquarters at Ugbegun, Esan Central Local Government Area of Edo State, also coincided with the golden anniversary of the founding of the Church.
Addressing the congregation before the commissioning of the Church building, Bishop Margaret Benson Idahosa commended them for the successful completion of the building project to coincided with the anniversary of the Church and of her ordination.
This is even as she assured them that “the month of February marked the beginning of a new dawn” in their lives.
Commenting on the significance of the event, the host Pastor, Rev. E. D. Olopele, said the dedication of the ultra modern church building was historical because the day marked the year Church of God Mission is celebrating her 50th yearsanniversary.
Olopele added that it also marked the 20th year of Archbishop Margret Benson Idahosa ordination as a Bishop of the Church, after the death of her husband, Archbishop Benson Idahosa.
He described the church as a model and a pride to Church of God Mission in particular and the body of Christ in general.
In his remark, the Zonal Coordinator, Rev. G. O. C. Nkem, thanked those who worked hard to ensure that the building of the church became a reality.
Also speaking, Rev. Matthew Okpebholo called on all believers to always support the development of the work of God in cash and in kind adding that no one ever supported the growth of His work and remain same.
Earlier while playing host to Bishop Margaret Benson Idahosa and her Entourage at his palace, the traditional ruler of Ugbegun, His Royal Highness, Samuel Iwuno Obade II JP, the Enogie of Ugbegun, commended her for being a role model to her followers.
The traditional ruler expressed hope that her visit to his palace will usher in blessings to the people of the community.
According to him “In all ramifications, you have taught your followers the good character because this is an example of good leadership in the Church of God Mission.
“Today’ courtesy visit, I assure you will explode so many happiness in so many homes. I am speaking with every authority in me and for those who know me, know what is in me and what I am led to say.”
In her response, Arch Bishop Margaret Benson Idahosa, said she was in his palace to intimate him of the commissioning of an ultra modern provincial headquarters of the church in his community and to also pray with him for God’s blessings and wisdom upon him to lead his people.