The former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Adejoke Adefulire-Orelope, will the special guest of honour at the 17th edition of the Redeemer’s Day Celebration organised by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) region X1 at the church premises in Jakande Bus/stop, by the first gate of Lekki-Epe Expressway from March 10 to 12.

The programme, tagged: ‘God: Strengthen for All Times,’ will host all Redeemer’s schools under its jurisdiction and ‘it is in fulfillment of the vision of the Christ the Redeemer’s School Management (CRSM).’

The pastor in charge of region X1, Mrs. Oretayo Adetola, said in the past, all Redeemer’s School across the country gathered together at the redemption camp to celebrate Christ the Redeemer Day with thanksgiving to God and sporting activities for the previous year.

According to her, “This year, the 17 edition of the celebration will hold at regional levels with the same purpose and standards. The programme will start with sporting competitions. Students will compete in athletics events such as 200 metres for junior and secondary schools, 20 metres dash for boys and girls in nursery schools, lime and spoon for boys and girls nursery schools, sack race for boys under the ages of 6-8, filling the bottle for girls under the ages of 6-8, 100 metres for primary, Junior Secondary School (JSS), and Senior Secondary School (SSS), and the 4×100 metres for primary, JSS and SSS.

“At the end of this year’s programme, we should have succeeded in building fellowship, talent discovery and development, building the confidence of our students going for competitions and thanksgiving to God for continuously being our strength for all times.”

She added that March 11 would be a special day for the students and all activities will be held in each schools.
“Our children will be adorned in colourful, traditional attires and on March 12. The Vice President (Education) and Chairperson, CRSM, Pastor Folu Adeboye, will give a speech to admonish the students and parents and also bless everybody in attendance, there will march past and finals of special track events with awards of medals and trophies,” he added.