The death has been announced of the Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Olusola Ore. According to a statement from the State Chapter of the body Bishop Sola Ore died on Monday, October 25, after a brief illness.
Bishop Sola Ore, 66 was the Presiding Bishop of Love Aglow Ministries Int’l, with the headquarters in Festac.
The special announcement was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by Rev. Toyin Kehinde, the State Secretary of PFN,
“With gratitude to God for a life spent in the service of the master and the expansion of the kingdom of God, with heavy hearts the CWC of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Lagos Chapter wishes to announce the transition to glory of its Chairman, Bishop Dr. Olusola Ore J.P. who passed on after a brief illness on Monday.
“We request all the brethren to remain prayerful and supportive of the family at this time. Further announcements will be made in due course.”
The late Christian leader when alive was a trained Accountant by profession. He was appointed as the Chairman of Lagos State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, in September 2015. He gave his life to Christ in February 1980 on a crusade ground organised by All Nations Disciples Of Christ Inc. led by a renowned Evangelist, the late Evang. J. K. Solomon.
He was thereafter introduced to The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Ilorin in April 1980 two months after his conversion. He was ordained as a minister of the gospel in 1986 and served for 18 years as an Area Pastor in the Ikeja Family of the Church.
He left RCCG in May 1998 to start Love Aglow Ministries Int’l in obedience to the mandate from the Lord to preach and demonstrate the love of God to the hurting world and this has taken him to few nations of the world spreading the message of the love of Christ.
He was actively involved in the leadership of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) at various levels for several years. Festac Zone Vice-Chairman 2004-2006, Badagry Regional Chairman (Mile 2 to Seme Border) 2006-2010, Lagos State Treasurer: 2010-2004, took over from Apostle Alexander Bamgbola as PFN Lagos State Chairman from 2004 till his passing on.
Meanwhile, Christians across denominations have been paying tributes to the fallen Christian leader.
In a statement by Rev. Solomon Adegbolagun, The president of Centre For Righteous Living, and his predecessor as the Chairman of Lagos State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Bishop Ore’s demise was seen as the departure of God’s own Combatant General called home when the ovation is loudest.
“Sleep on soundly. You have fought a good fight, you have finished your race and you have kept the faith,” wrote Rev. Adegbolagun as he prayed that God would assuredly keep all he left behind, and “May the Holy Spirit comfort his family.
Bishop Sola Ore would be missed as a man of the word, very amiable, jovial, and loving with good leadership qualities.
He is survived by his wife, Rev. Mrs. Yemi Ore, children and grandchildren.
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