FULafia VC Prof. Abdul Rahman calls for unity as Christians lay Chapel foundation (PHOTOS)
The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) has called for unity as Christians lay Chapel foundation which will be called the Chapel of Light.
It was, indeed, a joyous day for the Christian community in Federal University of Lafia (FULafia) as the foundation was laid for building of the church in the Permanent Site Campus.
The church, when completed, will be called the Chapel of Light.
In his message to the Christians during a three-day Crusade held at the Permanent Site Campus, with the theme: “Glory in His Presence,” Vice-Chancellor of FULafia, Prof. Shehu Abdul Rahman, congratulated Christians for the development, saying that when completed, both the staff and students would conveniently worship within the University premises.
The vice-chancellor, who was represented by Prof. Okpeh Okpeh, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, thanked members of the Christian community for maintaining religious harmony on campus, calling on them to shun acts capable of tarnishing image of their religion.
He urged them to continue praying for existence of unity among staff and students and development of FULafia, Nasarawa State and Nigeria at large.
The Guest Minister at the three-day Crusade, Pastor Chingtok Ibrahim Ishaku, who is the Founder of GodLife Assembly, spoke on the topic “Love of God,” stating that worship is a product of choice.
He called on the Christian in FULafia and beyond not to envy one another, “but to press forward towards knowing God, than to be known by men, as nothing is stronger as a man having the authority of God in his mouth.”
He said that fellowship with the Holy Spirit was the best thing that could ever happen to any child of God.
“Your trials and temptations are the degree to which God trusts you as His own,” Chingtok said, citing scriptures of the Bible to draw the attention of believers on the need to allow the will of God to supersede theirs if they must succeed in life.
He described the building of the Chapel in the University as one of the best things he has witnessed in recent times, stating that when completed many great people would be groomed by the chapel.
Contributing, Pastor Emmanuel Yepwi of the Convergence24 Network, appreciated the epoch-making event, adding that people can “come and cry to God, irrespective of their denomination or leaning.”
On his part, the Chairman, Christian Community (Chapel of Light), Prof. Victor S. Dugga, applauded the support given by the vice-chancellor to the Christian community in the institution, pledging their continued support to his cooperation.
Highlight of the event was the prayer session for Nigeria, Nasarawa State, FULafia and the leadership of the Chapel.
The event was attended by prominent personalities within and outside the Nasarawa State.