A cleric has asserted that death is the only phenomenon that separates loved ones and every human being should brace up for the inevitable painful separation that death causes.
Vice President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (South West Zone), Bishp Francis Wale Oke made the assertion on Friday at the funeral service of the President of God Will Doi It Ministry, Rev. Dr. Gomba Fortune Oyor at the Freedom Center, Bodija-Ibadan.
Bishop Wale Oke preaching at the burial in Ibadan.
Bishop Wale Oke expressed shock on why a man would choose to suffer on earth and still choose to suffer in heaven instead of embracing his maker.
He told Christians from various denominations from several places of Nigeria who gathered to bid farewell to the late Dr. Oyor that death has separated them from the impact life of the man of God who touched many lives across the globe.
The Bishop who is also the Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church said if men could appreciate the services of Gomba Oyor, he is very sure that heaven is celebrating him now.
“He has finished his work and he has entered into his rest, let they that remain continue in the relentless service of the Kingdom of God.”
His widow, Rev. Patience Oyor who went with her husband across the continents of the world to teach and minister deliverance read the only lesson from Revelations 21:9-15.
The funeral started with a lying in state at his private residence at Asi area in Bodija at 0700 hours with the Oyor Family from Eleme in Rivers State leading several admirers to pay their last respect.
Gomba Oyor was the third child of seven children with the only female, Anna who got married recently.
Rev.Mrs. Patience Oyor and her four sons at the burial.
The most captivating and electric moment was when a Gospel Musician, Evangelist Toun Soetan raised and held the hands of Mrs. Patience Oyor as she rendered a special number.
It was a gathering of major Ministers of the Gospel as Secretary of Nigeria Prays led by former Head of State, General (Rtd.) Yakubu Gown in the person of Rev. Moses Aransiola prayed prophetic prayers for Mrs. Oyor and her children. Prayers were also said for Rev. Oyor’s Ministry, God Will Do It that has trained several Christians in Healing and Deliverance aspect of Christian ministry and the entire Oyor family of Eleme.
The last of the Oyor seven children thanked the people for the exceptional honor to their brother who he said was responsible for the deliverance of their family which hitherto was poor and uneducated but “brother made sure all of us are university graduates”.
Gomba Oyor had written the touching travails of his family in one of his widely circulated books WHO NEEDS DELIVERANCE where he gave strong narratives of family struggle and how God saved his family.
Series of events in Nigeria and abroad had taken place in honor of the late Cleric who had a Doctorate in Community Development from the University of Ibadan. He formerly led the Student Christian Movement (SCM).
President of the Word Ministry, Ilorin Rev. Isaac Omilehin will preside over a Thanksgiving service at the Freedom Sanctuary (Venue of God Will Do It Ministry), Bodija on Sunday at 0900 hours.
Patmos Media Line reporter observed that several Christians could not join the ceremonies that started from Tuesday but were able to catch every moment of the events live on the social media as over a thousand people reported made online comments during the first 30 minutes of the transmission of the funeral service.
Born 18th July 1959 Rev. Dr. Gomba Fortune Oyor died on August 7 of undisclosed ailment. He is survived by his wife, four children and six of his siblings from late Pa Michael Oyor.