…As Bola Are, Taiwo Ojo, Alawiye Others Create Unforgettable Scenes
By Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The sensation and experience recorded and savoured by fans and lovers of gospel music at the 2021 Volume four edition of Festival of Praise of Lady Evangelist Bose Philips popularly known as Bose Super will continue to linger in their memory for as long as possible.
The main auditorium of Christ Apostolic Church, CAC Cedar hall, NTC compound Ibadan was agog Sunday when top gospel artists in the country including Evangelist (Dr) Bola Are, Evangelist Bisi Alawiye, Dare Melody, Yetunde Are, Yetunde Miracle and many others stormed the Church to celebrate the Volume Four edition of the annual Festival of Praise of Evangelist Bose Super.
It was a beehive of activities at the programme as the invited gospel singers and Dr. Bola Are took their time to dazzle and lifted the spirit of the audience with their highly inspirational and evergreen gospel music, thus making the programme memorable and unforgettable.
The audience on the other hand took their time to dance, prayed and seek the face of God, while others see it as a moment to relax in the presence of God. It was indeed a moment of excitement and total celebration for the people.
Many of them who fell under the anointing blessed God for the experience as the Holy Spirit filled ministers of God sang and released prophetic unction and declarations on the people.
A guest minister, Prophet Taiwo Ojo during his turn on stage released prophetic declarations on the people, thus lighting up the auditorium with hot prayers session.
This year Festival of Praise took the dimension of a crusade or revival as the people were led to inspirational songs and prayers by the anointed gospel singers and great ministers of God who mounted the stage one after the other.
Dr Bola Are, and prophetess Bisi Alawiye specifically led the audience to special prayer sessions and prophetic declarations to bring God’s unending grace and blessings upon lives of the people.
The Cedar hall where the occasion took place was filled to the brim as audience who couldn’t find space to sit stood aloof to catch glimpse of the event and to savour the sensation of the irresistible praise festival.
Another exciting moment was when Dare Melody mounted the stage with his sonorous and powerful voice. He sang to the admiration of the audience.
In his welcome address, prophet Isaac Jayeola thanked God for the success of the day adding that a lot had been done to again bring the programme on stage this year.
The convener and host, Evangelist Bose Super came on stage for a few minute to entertain and bless her fans and audience with her wonderful and inspiring songs. She also sang some tracks from her new album, titled, Kikida Ope Absolute Praise).
Speaking at the programme, the delectable songwriter and singer attributed her success to God Almighty, saying God has been so good to her.
“I really want to thank my husband, Seyi Philips, and highly revered men of God like Prophet Olufemi Oni, Prophet Isaac Jayeola, Evangelist Dr. Bola Are and many others who stood by me to achieve the success of the programme.”
Bose Super whose foundation incorporated donation of food item to widows and scholarships for less privileged children admonished young and upcoming gospel singers to be original and always seek the face of God in the course of their singing ministry.
Highly celebrated men of God were not left out of the 2021 Festival of praise who included Prophet Oluemi Oni, General Overseer, CAC Mountain Top, Cedar Hall, Prophet Isaac Jayeola, General Overseer, Christian Day Mission International, Ologuneru, Ibadan, Prophet Taiwo Ojo, Prophet Mayowa Feyiji and host of others.
The highlight of the programme was the distribution of food items to widow and scholarship to the less privileged children.
Dr Bola Are performed the distribution exercise after which she prayed and blessed the widows and the people altogether.