President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the family of late German Evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke.
Bonnke passed away on Saturday at the age of 79 years.
The President who joined others around the world to mourn the demise of renowned German Evangelist said in his condolence message that Bonnke’s demise was a great loss to Nigeria, Africa and the entire world.
The president’s message was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Saturday.
In the statement, Buhari also condoled with the government and people of Germany, friends of the renowned preacher and teacher of the Bible, and all his co-labourers in the vineyard.
He prayed the Almighty to comfort all those that mourn him.
Buhari said that Bonnke’s crusades in Nigeria, across Africa and the globe strongly accentuated the message of Jesus Christ.
The Nigerian leader added that Bonnke’s vision and zeal for the salvation of souls helped the world in understanding the power of love and kindness.
The president prayed that the Almighty God would the soul of the departed preacher even as he expressed the hope that Bonnke’s legendary contributions to the body of Christ in teaching and writing would be remembered by posterity.