Death has been described as a profit to the dead in Christ, though a loss to the family left behind.
The Deputy General Overseer of the New Covenant Church Nigeria, Africa and Asia, Reverend Femi Oyelade, stated this during a service of songs held in Honour of late Rt Hon. Kehinde Ayoola at the New Convenant Church, Apata-Main Centre, Ibadan.
The Service of Songs in honour of the late Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Rt Hon. Kehinde Ayoola, provided an opportunity for a sober reflection on the vanity of life.
The virtual service of songs was physically attended by not more than twenty people with strict adherence to physical distancing while other relations watched the programme online.
In his short sermon, the Deputy General Overseer of the New Convenant Church, Revd Femi Oyelade, urged the people to submit their life to Jesus Christ so that their death can be a profit and not a loss to them.
The Presiding Pastor of the New Convenant Church, Apata-Main Centre, Revd Kunle Balogun, described late Rt Hon. Ayoola as a loyal and committed leader of the Church.
Earlier the first and second bible passages were read by the deceased’s sons, Mr Folarin Ayoola and Mr BeeniOluwawi Ayoola.
The service of songs was a attended by the deceased wife, Professor Mrs Kemi Ayoola, his sons, few family members and other members of the Church.