Famously known as an actor, journalist, motivational speaker, publisher, mentor and businessman; the CEO of Ovation International, Bashorun Dele Momodu has now been ordained as a Pastor.
This was revealed by the senior pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, while he was delivering a keynote address at the official launching of Mr Momodu’s books, Pendulum I & II and Fighting Lion which unveiled the untold stories of his presidential campaign and why he lost the 2011 presidential election.
According to Pastor Bakare, Dele Momodu delivered his first sermon as a pastor at the Latter Rain Assembly on Sunday, 8th July, 2018 and he expectedly lived up to expectations with his biblical analysis and presentation of facts.
The wife of the immediate past Ooni of Ife, Olori Ladun Sijuade, astute businessman and billionaire Razaq Okoya, Nigerian high commissioner to the UK, Mrs Modupe Oguntade were amongst the dignitaries present at the book launch.
Also present was the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Bolaji Abdullahi, the senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly and his wife, Tunde Laide Bakare, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Africa’s most influential CEO of Forte Oil, and philanthropist Femi Otedola, Hajia Bola Shagaya, CEO Globacoms,Otunba Mike Adenuga jnr, ably represented by Andrew Opaleke and Arinze Anakpugas, DG Nigerian Maritme Administration and Safety Agency, Dakoko Peterside, Mrs Nike Oshinowo, and all the way from Ghana, Chief Alex and Derby Doherty.
Supports also came from the media practitioners with the presence of many high ranking media practitioners. Some of them included former MD of NAN, Tanko Yinusa, Publisher, TheCable, Mr Simon Kolawole, SA Media to ex-president Umar Yar’Adua, Segun Adeniyi, CEO of Nigeria’s first women radio WFM, Mrs Toun Okewale Sonaya, Mr Bisi Olatilo of Biscon Communication, Mr Dare Babarinsa, MD Arise TV, Ijeoma Nwogwugwu, Publisher, Nigeria 1.1 and 1.2, Dayo Adedayo.