The Alayige of Orile-Agege, Oba Ambali Hakeem Agbedeyi 11, has commended the Lagos West Baptist Conference for its strong focus on propagating the truth of the gospel and promoting peaceful co-existence through its teachings and doctrines.
Oba Agbedeyi stated that the Baptist Denomination has remained a strong pillar in uplifting the lives of the people through its undiluted teachings and beliefs.
Oba Agbedeyi who showered encomiums on the Baptist denomination, urged the spiritual organisation to remain focused in upholding its doctrines to the benefit of mankind.
The Oba made these remarks when he received the President, Lagos West Baptist Conference, Rev. Dr. Samuel Oladiran, and his delegation in his palace and assured the Baptist denomination of his unflinching support and co-operation at all times.
The Oba also applauded the Lagos West Baptist Conference for its decision to build a multi-story secretariat within his domain and promised his support for such gigantic project.
Oladiran, who recently assumed his present position, underscored the need to deepen the relationship between the church and the community. He said there should be cordiality between the church and their host communities, adding that the visit is aimed at strengthening the bond and familiarising the king with the programmes of the Lags West Baptist Conference.
He asserted that the church has a critical role to play in nation building by praying for kings and those in authority.
The delegation included the Chairman, Lagos West Baptist Conference, Rev. Dr. Tunji Bamgbose; the Vice-Chairman, Rev. Dr. Sunday Onkanlawon while others are Rev. Jacob Ajala, Rev. Totoola Oyelade and Deacon Aremu Ayedun