The General Council Assemblies Of God Nigeria today Retired the President of Assemblies Of God Divinity School of Nigeria Old Umuahia Abia, Rev Prof Okpara Emmanuel Inworogu from Active Ministry after 46 Years of Service.
Before the Commencement of the Retirement Service, the General Superintendent Of Assemblies Of God Nigeria Rev Dr Chidi Dedicated a 5 Bedroom Flat Apartment built by the School Community in Honour Of Its Now Retired President Rev Prof Okpara Inworogu in Umuahia.
The Retirement Service which held at Assemblies Of God Divinity School of Nigeria Old Umuahia had in attendance the General Superintendent Of Assemblies Of God Nigeria Rev Dr Chidi Okoroafor and his Wife Rev Mrs Stella Chidi Okoroafor, Retired General Superintendent of Assemblies Of God Nigeria Rev Dr Charles Osueke and Wife Rev Blessing Osueke, Chairman of The AGDSN Board Rev Prince Kalu Emeaba and his Wife, Executive Committee Member Representing South East Zone 2 Rev Dr Abel Amadi, Executive Committee Representing South East Zone 3 Rev Emmanuel Nshii, Executive Committee Member Representing South East Zone 4 Rev David Agu, Director of Education Rev Dr Godswiil Israel, Aba District Superintendent Rev Ogba Onyeije, Aba North District Superintendent Rev Dr Emma Sylva, Umuahia North District Superintendent Rev James Ndukwe, Umuahia Jerusalem District Superintendent Rev Samuel Nchege, Ali Udo District Superintendent Rev Moses Omaka among Several District Superintendents and Cordinators of the General Council Of Assemblies Of God Nigeria.
In the Citation Read by the Director of Education Assemblies Of God Nigeria Rev Dr Godswiil Israel, The Now Retired President of AGDSN Rev Prof Okpara Emmanuel Inworogu was described as an Ecclesiastical Luminary.
Apart from the White Missionaries, Rev Prof Okpara Emmanuel Inworogu and his Wife Grace Inworogu now makes history as the First President to Retire in AGDSN alongside his Wife.
Speaking during the Retirement Service, the General Superintendent Of Assemblies Of God Nigeria Rev Dr Chidi Okoroafor described Prof Okpara Inworogu described the Retired Prof as a Noiseless Achiever.
“The Goodnews is this, Rev Prof Okpara Emmanuel Inworogu is not Retiring from Ministry, infact he has the Opportunity to travel now without any Restrictions”
“I want to say, he is Soft but Strong, we are proud of what the Lord used him to do at Nigerian Advance School of Theology Ewu Edo, he fought many Battles,what he did in that Place Showcased him”
Speaking from the Book of 2nd Kings 13:20-21 on the Topic “Leave a Positive Mark when you are out of that Place”
The General Superintendent drew the attention of what happened to Elisha In the Bible when he Died.
“Life is not about Duration, its about Donation”
“Whatever you are, your Followers will look like You, If you are a bad many, your followers will be bad People”
“No Man can Reward a man of God, No Group Can Adequately reward a man of God”
“Life is not about being in a Place for 40Years, do you know you can be in a place for 30Years and you spend 29yearas making Negative Marks” He Said
The Retired General Superintendent of Assemblies Of God Nigeria Rev Dr Charles Osueke prayed for the Inworogu’Family.
High Point of the Occasion was the Presentation Of the Book by Rev Prof Okpara Emmanuel Inworogu titled “My Prayer for the Church”.