Convention: thousands of Jehovah witnesses storm Ibadan

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By; BAYO AKAMO,Ibadan.
No fewer than 40,000 delegates of the Christian witnesses of Jehovah from Oyo, Ogun and Osun states are expected to converge on the ancient city of Ibadan for  a three-day  convention .
This was contained in a release issued by Jehovah’s Witnesses Media Contact, Mr Olayinka Dada made available to journalists in Ibadan.
The Media contact stated that the convention billed for this weekend is to hold at the Ifatumo Assembly Hall, Ibadan with the delegates already arriving the ancient city.
“Our conventions this year will feature content that will help people develop stronger bonds with friends, family members and above all, with God. We are confident that all who attend will enjoy these programs” he said.
According to the release, the Convention with the theme of the “Remain Loyal to Jehovah” is to impart richly on the spirituality of Ibadan dwellers and boost the tourism industry.
Mr Dada while stressing that Jehovah’s Witnesses  were of the strong believe that loyalty is an essential part of any healthy relationship and that this year conventions  would feature content that would help people develop stronger bonds with friends, family members and above all loyalty with God.
“The Program sessions will begin at 8.20am on all three days of the Convention. Admission is free. Conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses are supported entirely by voluntary donations”.
Mr Dada maintained that the 3-Day Regional Convention would feature 49 presentations, each exploring the theme “Remain Loyal to Jehovah” with 35 video segments specifically for the program and two short films that will be shown on Saturday and Sunday.

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