The whole members of Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ogun State Chapter, on Wednesday came together to bid farewell to their own, Mr Gbenga Davies, who died last Saturday, at the age of 46 years.
Our correspondent reports that late Gbenga Davies, was a soft cell reporter that can not be forget in the history of Ogun State Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ).
He was described as a man of many parts, who had fulfill his own obligations on Earth.
Speaking at the Service of Songs, held at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Secretariat, Abeokuta, on Wednesday, the Pastor of Christ The Pillar Of Salvation Ministry, Inc, Apostle David Efe urged everyone to remember the last day.
In his sermon, titled “One Day”, Apostle Efe, said, “We all came to the world with nothing and we will go back with nothing, though some came with multiple virtues which is spiritual gifts, yet one will definitely go back to where we come from.
“There is one thing one came with, when coming go the Earth and that is the return ticket, that return ticket cannot be collected, no matter who the person is, even the Devil cannot collect it.
“Our return ticket is necessary and one day, it will expire, one day, what we are doing now, it will be your turn. Even prayers that one won’t die is a lie, you will die, it is only that God promised is long life and satisfaction. Our brother has gone to rest and one day it will be our turn, whether we like it or not”.
He added, “One day you will not be able to open your eyes, you won’t be able to stand up from your bed, you won’t know where your wife and children are. Life, one day it will expire”
Apostle Efe, also enjoined the people to make their relationship with God, a personal one because religion won’t save anyone at the end of the day.
“In this life, religion won’t save any body, the only thing that will save you is your personal relationship with God, and it might take long.ot not,” He said.
Also prayers were said for NUJ, friends and family of the immediate and extended family of the deceased.
Among dignitaries present at the event were; the Chief Press Secretary to Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, Kunle Somorin, General Manager, OGBC Diji Akinhanmi, Special Adviser to former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Yemi Sodimu, Ogun Express Publisher, Mr Malik Ibitoye, Mr Kehinde Onasanya among others.