Bishop Stephen Adegbite, Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lagos State Chapter, has congratulated Reverend Mother Esther Ajayi, Founder of Love of Christ Generation Church, Cherubim and Seraphim, Lagos, on her 60th birthday on Sunday, 2nd April 2023.
The celebrant, affectionately known as Iya Adura, was praised for her faith, love for God, and decades of dedicated service that had favorably influenced lives all around the world.
Adegbite stated in his congratulatory greeting to her that she is a generational blessing.
“You are a blessing not only to our generation but to future generations,” he remarked.
“Diamonds last forever, and gold lasts a lifetime.” The believers in Lagos and Nigeria are happy to have you as a patroness and grand patron.
May God continue to strengthen your faith and grant whatever your heart wishes as you mature in mind and soul.”
His Most Eminence Prophet Solomon Alao, Supreme Leader of the Cherubim & Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, also praised her as “the Esther of our time,” a mother, intelligent teacher, superb coach, and exceptional role model.
Rev. Ademuyiwa Ajayi, the celebrant’s husband, praised her as “a humble and devoted wife and a dedicated mother.” Ola Ajayi, the celebrant’s daughter, also led her siblings in presenting a gift to their mother.
“Iya Adura is a mother like no other, a virtuous woman, a walking Bible, a woman of valor causing a change through the power of the Holy Ghost, effortlessly leading hundreds of thousands of souls to Christ and constantly feeding them with the Bread of Life,” Mofifunoluwa Atilola said in her recital and poetry.
The 60th birthday celebration, which coincided with the church’s Esther celebration, was also attended by Mrs. Nkechi Okorocha, the wife of the former Governor of Imo State, and eminent church leaders such as His Eminence Dr. Prophet. M. I. Ebahor of the Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim Church and several traditional rulers, as well as some notable gospel artists.
Iya Adura responded by praying for the believers’ well-being. “May the Lord bless and keep you; may the Lord make His face light upon you and be pleasant to you; may the Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace.”