Former Oyo CAN Chairman Renews Marriage Vow with Wife at 50th Wedding Anniversary

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The fiftieth wedding anniversary of the immediate past Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State chapter, Pastor Benjamin Akanmu and his wife Victoria was held at Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Isegun, Old Ife Road, Ibadan amidst praise and thanksgiving to God whom they described as their ssustainance in marriage.

Speaking at the thanksgiving service, the Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Oyo State Chapter, Apostle Col Joshua Akinyemiju (Rtd) described Pastor Akanmu as a true man of God.

The Oyo State CAN Chairman stated that his predecessor was a leader worthy to be emulated in all his doing.

In his comment, the Chairman, Christian Pilgrims welfare Board, Oyo State, Bishop Ademola Moradeyo said Pastor Akanmu was a hardworking Christian leader who works for advancement of the gospel of Christ.

Bishop Ademola disclosed that the political activeness of Pastor Akanmu was also second to none as he assiduously worked for the emergence of the Oyo State governor, Engr Seyi Makinde.

In his sermon, Bishop Daniel Olujimade eulogised the Godly virtues of Pastor Benjamin Akanmu whom he served while he was the CAN Chairman in the state.

Bishop Olujimade said the fiftieth anniversary was an evidence of the couple perseverance, endurance and the spirit of oneness which Christians must imbibe.

Others who spoke at the event which included some of the former CAN executives, clergymen and families testified to the true Christlike attributes of Pastor Benjamin Akanmu.

While speaking with journalists, the celebrant, Pastor Benjamin Akanmu described his wife as the greatest gift from God to him.

He emphasised the need for couples to build their home on the foundation of Christ for sustainable, long lasting marriage.

Pastor Akanmu who is also the district superintendent, Christ Apostolic Church, Odubanjo region, Ondo State and his wife, Victoria at the event renewed their love to one another with the cutting of wedding anniversary cake and a toast to the occasion.

Present at the event included leadership of Christ Apostolic Church worldwide, members of the Nigeria Association of Journalists (NACJ) led by its Oyo State Chairman, Lekan Shobo Shobowale, families and relatives of the celebrants.

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