It was a joyful moment at Christ Apostolic Church Oke Igbala Aremo Ibadan, the Headquarters of Ibadan District Coordinating Council III where Members of the coordinating council gathered to celebrate the immediate past Chairman of the Council, Pastor Ezekiel Gbadamosi who voluntarily retired from active service of Christ Apostolic Church in December last year.
The event held on Sunday 11th August, 2019 could be best described as a day of testimony as clergy and congregation extolled the virtues of the man of God.
Dignitaries at the send off service included the Chairman of Ibadan DCC II, Irefin Pastor Folorunso, Chairman, Ibadan DCC III, Pastor Joseph Agbeniga, Chairman Budale District Coordinating Council Pastor Mosobalaje, District Superintendent CAC Obalende District, pastor Joshua Daramola and District Superintendent Aremo District Pastor J.O. Oladejo.
Speaking on the exemplary leadership of Pastor Gbadamosi, Pastor Folorunso said the quality leadership the former DCC III Chairman displayed was not only felt in the council but the whole Ibadan felt the impact of his leadership by example.
Chairman Ibadan DCC III, Pastor Joseph Agbeniga noted that the kind of leadership Pastor Gbadamosi displayed in Ibadan DCC III should be emulated.
Others who spoke at the event said Pastor Gbadamosi would be missed for his humility, kindness and Gentleness.
Responding, the wife of the Former Ibadan DCC III Chairman Mrs Alice Gbaamosi expressed gratitude to Members of Aremo DCC for the support and care while with them.
According to her “ we are very grateful for you kindness, when we were with you, you took care of us even after the service you were still taking care of us, thank you so much.
PASTOR Ezekiel GBADAMOSI was posted as an Assistant Pastor to CAC AREMO Ibadan in the year 1977. He later became the Assembly pastor in 1979. In 1987, He was appointed as the first district superintendent of the newly created CHRIST APOSTOLIC CHURCH AREMO DISTRICT and later became the Chairman of Aremo Coordinating council in 2005. The post he held till December 2018 when voluntarily retired.
While in service, Pastor Ezekiel Gbadamosi was the chairman of all DCC chairmen in Ibadan