Cheering news came from the Diocesan Bishop of Lagos and Archbishop Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos Most Reverend Dr. Humphrey Olumakaiye on Friday 14 October 2022 who for a while has been missing in action to say all is well
Ven. ‘Segun Ladeinde Synod Secretary of Lagos Diocese of the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion in a signed letter titled: “Update on the Diocesan ” as directed by His Grace Dr. Olumakaiye to all the priests and members of the Diocesan Board gave reasons for his absence.
The letter reads:
“I greet you in the precious name of our risen Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. May His banner over us continue to stand firmly and surely.
“I have been directed by our Diocesan Bishop and Missioner His Grace The Most Revd. Dr. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye to convey his deepest appreciation to you for your love and concern demonstrated by your gifts, visits, and messages. May the great Rewarder reward you bountifully.
“He will like you all to know that he experienced some health challenges which led to hospitalization that has lasted far longer than he envisaged. By God’s grace, he is recovering steadily. The Doctors have however warned him strongly to avoid any physical exertion for the time being.
“He notes that your prayers and good wishes have continued to keep him in top spirit and give him hope that he will be fully restored in no time.
“He will ensure that all Episcopal assignments are adequately covered till he gets the all-clear from the Doctors.
“He assures us all that there is no cause for concern as the Lord is daily perfecting his healing. He solicits for your continuous intercession for him and his family even as he continues to thank you for the abundant love you have shown to him and his family.
Your privileged servant in His joyful service”
The Ven. ‘Segun Ladeinde Synod Secretary