President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, expressed grief over the demise of Rev. Moses Iloh, the renowned sports activist and the General Overseer of Soul Winning Chapel.
Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday expressed his condolences to Iloh’s family friends and the sports community and the Christendom. He described the late clergy an exceptional statesman and religious leader.
The President affirmed that the faith-based community and the nation would immensely miss “the bold cleric who, throughout his public life and ministry, “abhorred corruption, promoted morality and influenced his followers to seek righteousness that truly exalts a nation”.
The President believed that the deceased, whom he described as a philanthropist, labour leader, humanist, sportsman and great teacher of the gospel, would be long remembered and honoured as a worthy patriot. According to him, Iloh stood for social justice, peace and truth.
Buhari urged all who mourned Dr Iloh, who left a worthy and commendable legacy for other patriotic Nigerians to build upon, to always be inspired by his deep love, devotion and dedication to humanity.