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Published December 12, 2020
Edo State Governor , Godwin Obaseki, on Friday , said he visited the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye , during his second -term election travails .
According to the governor, he said the 78 -year – old cleric assured him that all would be well .
Obaseki stated this on Friday night during the Testimony Session at this year ’ s RCCG Holy Ghost Congress held at the Church ’s International Headquarters along the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway .
He said, “ When it looked impossible and when men rose , He ( God ) came out to say that He is God and only He has the power .
“ About the time when the crisis started a year ago , I came to the ( RCCG ) camp with my wife and met Daddy G . O .”
Obaseki said after explaining his political challenges , Adeboye told him , “ My son , it is well . Don’ t be afraid , you will overcome and you will win .”
The governor said he went back to meet the cleric shortly before the September 19
Edo State Governorship Election .
“ A few months before the election , I came again to see him ( Adeboye ) and he prayed for me and with me and he said, ‘ It will be well .’”
Obaseki encouraged the physical and virtual congregation that with God , all things are possible . He urged them to hold on to God in the face of life vicissitudes .
The PUNCH had earlier reported that the governor who was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in 2016 was denied the party’ s ticket for a second term due to intra -party wrangling .
He later defected to the Peoples Democratic Party and defeated Osagie Ize – Iyamu, the APC candidate and the anointed candidate of political heavyweights like Bola Tinubu and Adams Oshiomhole in this year ’s Edo State Governorship Election .