Monday, January 4, 2021



By Tetsoma Neyin

The Organization of African Instituted Churches under the aegis of OAIC, Warri South Local Government branch has inaugurated a new executive body that would pilot the affairs of the body for the next four years.

The Ceremony took place on Saturday November 21, 2020 at Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, Opposite Warri City Stadium.

His Grace G.O. Akpata (JP) General Overseer St. Akpata New Jerusalem Church in his brief sermon titled ‘Move Forward’ admonished the executives to always look forward and not pay attention to gossip which will surely come.
The Spirit filled man of God who took his sermon Scripture from Act Chapter 3 Verse 1-14 charged the executives to be transparent in all their dealings, and always relate to their various church heads for proper accountability.

Giving a brief history of OAIC Warri South Branch, Most Sup. EV (Dr.) S.A. Orokuyeri (JP) stated that the Organisation of African Instituted churches (OAIC) Warri South Branch was among the four active branches when Delta State Chapter was formed in 1998 and was inaugurated at Sapele (Warri, Sapele, Asaba and Ughelli) in 1999 by the Western Zonal Organizer, Snr. Apostle E.O. Bolaji.

Speaking at the epoch ceremony, the Chairman of the occasion, SUP/EV/Pro. Oludewa Oritsedumi enjoined the newly elected executives to create a platform where the youths would be enlightened on the doctrines of OAIC so that they will not see any reason not to worship in their churches.

He further appealed to members of OAIC to give their uttermost support to the new executives both financially and morally.

The Chairman of the newly sworn-in OAIC Warri South Branch, Supr. Evang. (Dr.) Orolowo A. Ajoor in his acceptance speech thanked ministers of God present, members of OAIC as well as well-wishers for their contribution towards the success of the occasion.
Dr. Orolowo who spoke on behalf of other executives outlined the objectives of his led administration to include; skills training programmes for the youths, OAIC Warri South Secretariat to be fully operational, reconciliation of aggrieved member churches to the organization, improving the content and delivery of midyear and end of year programmes as well as acquiring a transport facility for the body.

He concluded by saying that “It is imperative to admonish us not to be weary in well doing and in with all humility solicit for your moral, spiritual and financial support to sustain the OAIC Warri South branch”.

High point of the ceremony was the inauguration of the newly elected executives which was done by Arch Bishop (Dr.) J.M.O. Arhavwarien JP+, Chairman, OAIC, Delta State.

The ceremony was also used to carry out fund raising for  the Association.

 The newly installed OAIC Executives are; Supr. Evg. Dr. Orolowo A. Ajoor(Chairman), Most Snr. Ap. Dr. John Ojopagogo JP (Vice Chairman),  Engr.Ibu O. Igwemho(Secretary), M/GEN./AP. G.O. Eyione(Asst. Secretary), Mother of Grace M. O. Ohworo(Treasurer), Evang. Mrs. Philo Okonkwo(Financial Secretary), Chika Solomon Opara(P.R.O) and Snr./L/L Progress Onemebake( Welfare Officer).

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