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On Thursday, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo Osibajo, attended the  2017 Praise Christmas Concert held at Aso Rock. The event was held at the State House Conference, which had Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God delivering the sermon, was organised by the Presidency to honour and appreciate God for the gift of Christ, the unity of the country as well as the greater opportunities the future has for the country.

The Vice President was accompanied by former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex-Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan. Also present at the event were serving and former ministers, the Head of Service, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, former and serving members of the National Assembly, led by Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that three scripture lessons were read at the concert by Speaker YakubuDogara, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun as well as the Head of Service, Mrs Oyo Ita.

The event also featured songs of praise and Christmas carol delivered by the Aso Villa Chapel Choir and its Children’s wing; Minna Choral Society choir; the Port Harcourt Male Ensemble International combined choir of the military and paramilitary forces.

There were also performances by Blessing Joseph Ilagha, Nathaniel Bassey, and Pastor Kunle Ajayi among others. Here are photos from the event: Vice President and His Wife Attends 2017 Christmas Concert Vice President and His Wife Attends 2017 Christmas Concert   Feature image credit:

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This article was first published on 15th December 2017


Adepeju Adenuga is a writer (considering where you are reading this, makes perfect sense). She holds a Masters Degree in Literature in English from the University of Lagos.

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