The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Jesus House Parish, Washington DC, has anointed its Pastor-in-Charge, Pastor Ghandi Laoye, for his new role as the Soun of Ogbomoso land elect.
Pastor Laoye was appointed by Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State last week.
The Soun-elect is also the leader of the RCCG Jesus House Parish, Washington DC, United States of America.
He takes over from Oba Jimoh Oyewumi, Ajagungbade III, who passed away in December 2021 at 95 after ruling for 48 years.
At the service last Sunday, tagged Joint Celebration, Laoye was anointed by his fellow pastors along with his successor in the parish, Pastor Olumide Ogunjuyigbe.
Speaking after the prayer and anointing session, the new monarch told the congregation that he was instructed by the General Overseer of the RCCG Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to hand over to Ogunjuyigbe.
The RCCG Jesus House Parish, Washington DC, on its Facebook page, said: “Pastor Ghandi handed over the baton of leadership to Pastor Olumide. Congratulations on this new journey Pastor Olumide. We know that God has prepared things for you that are beyond what you can see or hear or imagine! As God was with Pastor Ghandi, so shall He be with you.
“Thank you so much Pastor G for your excellent leadership over the years. As you transition into this next phase of your remarkable life, we celebrate you, we congratulate you. We pray that your life will go from glory to glory, from strength to strength. We promise to continue the great legacy you have left behind. Amen.”