On the 7th and 9th 0f July, 2017, the Diocesan, Rt. Rev. Emmanuel Oludaisi Adekunle paid an Episcopal visit to Igbehin Archdeaconry. The church at Tolu was the first stop where The Baale of the village appreciated the diocesan for the visit and requested for an Evangelist to work in the village. The bishop later christened the church Can. J.J. Ransome Kuti and he prayed for the church and the community.
The bishop and his entourage later visited the church at Ototo where he donated N50,000 towards the project of the church. The diocesan also visited the church at Okoro.
At Bishop Ajayi Crowther Church, Adedero the pupils of Bishop Ajayi Crowther Nursery and Primary School came all out to cordially welcome the bishop. The diocesan laid the foundation of the vicarage and sets of classroom blocks of the school. He donated 20 bags of Cement towards the project and later prayed for the pupils and the members likewise.
St. James Church, Lipetan was the next point of call. T he ministers and members of the church highlighted the problems of the church to the diocesan which he donated a pumping machine to supply water to the villagers and their neigbours. Dr. Ogunsehinde was also on ground as he prescribed drugs to children who had one ailment or the other which diocese gave them freely.
The train later moved to St. John’s Nursery and Primary School, Kuto where the diocesan and his team were welcomed by the teachers and pupils of the school. He later visited St. John’s College which was also in the same premises. He admonished the students of the school to be studious and have goals including vision for life. The diocesan dedicated the Chemistry and Biology laboratories in the course of the visit. He urged the school to ask for technical assistances from OSMAS, another school of the diocese.
Bishop Jonathan Adeniyi Memorial Church BJAMAC was the next place visited as the diocesan prayed for the members in the church.
The visit ended at the archdeaconry headquarters where the diocesan lauded the efforts of the church towards the rural churches as he mandated the archdeaconry to plant more churches in Ayerose,Isatolu, and Alako. He appreciated all church officials present and the Peoples warden of St. John’s Church, Igbehin gave the vote of thanks.