Bishop Francis Wale-Oke, the Presiding Bishop, Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, has been elected as the new National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) for a four-year tenure.
A statement by Kayode Oladeji, media aide to Mr. Wale-Oke, on Wednesday in Ibadan, said the cleric was unanimously elected by PFN National Advisory Council, on Tuesday, in Enugu.
Mr. Oladeji said Mr. Wale-Oke, who was the National Deputy President of the fellowship before his election, would take over from Rev. Felix Omobude, the General Superintendent of New Covenant Gospel Church, who had completed his tenure.
He added that Mr. Wale-Oke, who is also the proprietor of the Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, was elected as the seventh helmsman of the fellowship.
According to the statement, other elected officers of the fellowship are Archbishop John Praise Daniel of Dominion Chapel, Abuja, National Deputy President, Rev. Cosmas Ilechukwu of Charismatic Renewal Ministry, Owerri, National Secretary.
Rev. Sam Aboyeji of the Foursquare Gospel Church was elected as the National Treasurer. At the same time, Pastor John Ayodele of the Redeemed Christian Church of God emerged as the National Auditor.