Prominent church leaders have poured encomiums on wife of former General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church in Nigeria Rev. (Mrs.) Adeyimike Badejo, who clocked 70 last week.
They described her as an exemplary Christian whose prayer life is commendable.
Led by wife of The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor (Mrs.) Folu Adeboye, the church leaders stated she was a gift to humanity and the body of Christ.
Others who paid tributes to her include General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church and his wife Rev Felix and Olubisi Meduoye; incoming general overseer of the church and his wife, Rev. Sam and Bisi Aboyeji; Wife of the General Overseer of Christian Pentecostal Mission, Pastor Mercy Ezekiel; Founder of Later Rain Assembly Pastor Tunde Bakare, and Senior Pastor Soul Winning Chapel Rev. (Mrs.) Edith Iloh.
Adeboye said: “Mummy Badejo is beautiful physically, beautiful at heart, beautiful in all sphere of life.
“She is a mother in a million. She had experienced motherhood and she is experiencing it. In the physical, it has transformed into her ministry experience, counseling ministry which we all know her for and even in her relationship with other people.
“She is a mother that knows the Lord, a mother that encourages, a mother that loves and pray that all these virtues in your life will continue to multiply in the name of Jesus.”
Adeboye, who spoke on gratitude, said that the salvation of the soul of Badejo was worthy of celebration.
Ezekiel, who said she and the celebrator have been friends for many years, described her as a “decent woman, a woman of integrity, a woman that fears God, respect her husband and takes care of her children.
“She has fire in her bones. Ask me about her. She is a prayerful person. She is not somebody who you can joke with because she knows how to ascend the throne of grace and bring the answers.”
Meduoye, who led prayers for the family of the celebrator, lauded her dedication and commitment to the service of the Kingdom.
“You have done so much in promoting the cause of the gospel. Your dedication to God’s service, selflessness and bringing smiles to others are indeed exemplary.
“You are church planter, a lover of missions. Your life of sacrificial giving to the work of the ministry is commendable.”
To Bakare, “she represents the qualities of a virtuous woman. She is consistent and she is a woman of prayer.”