Bishop Francis Wale-Oke, the Presiding Bishop, Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, has been elected as the new National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for a four year tenure.

A statement by Mr. Kayode Oladeji, media aide to Wale-Oke, on Wednesday in Ibadan, said the cleric was unanimously elected by PFN National Advisory Council (NAC), on Tuesday, in Enugu State.

Oladeji said Wale-Oke, who was the National Deputy President of the fellowship before his election, would be taking over from Rev. Felix Omobude, the General Superintendent of New Covenant Gospel Church, who had completed his tenure.

He said Wale-Oke, who is also the proprietor of the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU) Ibadan, was elected as the 7th helmsman of the fellowship.

According to the statement, other elected officers of the fellowship are Archbishop John Praise Daniel of Dominion Chapel, Abuja, National Deputy President, Rev. Cosmas Ilechukwu of Charismatic Renewal Ministry, Owerri, National Secretary.

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