On Tuesday 21st June 2016 the General
Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church
of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye paid a
courtesy call to United Nations Secretary
General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, in order to
explore opportunities for the UN system to leverage the influence of the RCCG and it’s
leadership in facilitating inter-faith harmony
and peace, creating a conducive
environment for action towards the
attainment of the Sustainable Development
Pastor Adeboye in his address, stresses the
critical nature of global peace and
development which forward thinking (or
like-minded) stakeholders and the United
Nations genuinely seek. He also stated that
The Redeemed Christian Church of God is
intensely focused on impacting the entire
global community positively through the
platform of its Christian faith and values.
Insisting that the church, remains acutely
aware of the need to go beyond business as usual to reach (and continue to engage)
the youthful population.
Pastor Adeboye further assures that he and
the body of Christ will continue to step up to
the challenge of providing above board
leadership, which permits Christians
worldwide to serve as a strong moral
compass and voice for the society, speaking for the marginalized and disadvantaged
while holding all stakeholders including the
Body of Christ accountable to the population we serve.
Pastor Adeboye promises to continue to
reach out to people of all faith and religious
divide, to build the bridges necessary for
sustainable peace and development.
Insisting that RCCG remains open to
working with institutions like the United Nations and other agencies in order to
achieve our common vision for the world.
In conclusion, Pastor Adeboye, expressed
his heartfelt gratitude to the UN Secretary for
an excellent service during his tenure.