By Oluwafemi Dosu
It was an atmosphere of joy mixed with enthusiasm as Lagos chairman of All Nigeria Conference of Evangelical Drama Ministers, Evangelist Isaac Afolahan names child today, Thursday, 17th of January, 2019.
The naming ceremony which took place at his residence in Ijaba, Ota, Ogun state saw many lovers, well-wishers, families and friends.
During the charge, the pastor of the Afolahans, Reverend Louis Somana disclosed that they have been waiting forward to a day like this, adding that the naming ceremony is an unusual one.
The clergy who preached on the topic ‘The Covenant Child’ stated that children of covenant are not common, saying they are unique children with special assignment and they come at the right time. Reverend Lois further noted that out of covenant children, there are special and unique ones’ example of who are Moses, Samson, John the Baptist and Jesus in the bible.
He revealed that certain things are expected of parents which include Responsibility over the children, The Rebuke of Jesus and The Response of Jesus.
The names of the child were however revealed as Rehoboth, Oluwasindaraire, Ephatha, Oluwanimilo, Olumuyiwa, Ayomide, Ilerioluwase, Divine-Testimony, Fortune, Grace, Iyanuoluwa, Oluwadadrasimi, Oluwajomiloju, Atanda.
Gospel film makers at the naming ceremony include the first National President of ANCEDRAM, Rev. Moses Makinde, Pastor Lekan Asikhia, Busayo Asikhia, Rev. Yemi Adepoju, Rev. Adekusibe, Amb. Johnson Adeyoyin, Evangelists Sunday Alelagba, Wole Olayiwole, Gab Oluniyi, Dotun Elkanah, Sade Aina among others.