The 2021 Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Oyo which held at St Michael’s Anglican Church, Esiele, Oyo had the presence of many dignitaries, among whom were Most Senior Rev JF Akinfenwa, The Lord Bishop of Ibadan North Diocese, Bishop Solomon Amusan of Oke-Ogun Diocese, Bishop Olukemi Oduntan of Ajayi Crowther Diocese, Bishop Ogunbanwo from Ijebu Southwest Diocese, Bishops of Ijesha North East, Ijesha North, Oke Ogun, Remo, Ilorin, Ajayi Crowther, President of CAN, Oyo State chapter, representatives of Christian Association of Nigeria, and the Methodist Church of Nigeria among other clergies.
In his welcome address as the Chief Host of the Synod, Mogaji Joseph Tegbe appreciated the delegates for defying the pandemic and security situation to be a part of the Synod.
He said he felt very honoured to support the Ministry as the chief host of this year’s Synod in his childhood church.
He encouraged everyone present to ensure their deeds here on earth are in line with the will of God.
He concluded by praying that the peace and serenity of Nigeria be restored while encouraging all authorities, religious leaders to work together to ensure national cohesion
The Lord Bishop of Oyo Anglican Diocese, Most Rev (Dr) Williams Oluwarotimi Aladekugbe, in his Presidential Address acknowledged the consistent contributions of Mogaji Tegbe towards the Cathedral and the Diocese at large.
He noted that Tegbe bore all the cost of logistics, feeding, materials, souvenirs and allowances of delegates to this year Synod.
This was in addition to his earlier construction and equipping of the Lady’s Chapel of the Cathedral.
He noted that Olasunkanmi Tegbe continued in the steps of his parents who, as members of the church, played notable roles in its development.
He concluded by urging Tegbe to continue in his commendable philanthropic acts statewide as it hasn’t gone unnoticed, and praying that the Almighty will grant every desires of his heart. In his response to the charge, Tegbe made donations to the Cathedral totalling 10 Million Naira.
Tegbe was accompanied to the Synod by his wife, Abimbola Tegbe, Mr Adewale Raji (GMD, Odua Investment Ltd), Dipo Olasope, SAN, Engr Bode Johnson, Hon Oye Àlàmú, Hon Adelowo, Asiwaju Tayo Alabi, Hon Jide Adegbite, Prophetess Olatoun Oni, Hon Abidemi Sanni and his family members including Mr & Mrs Dayo Tegbe, Prof Bode Gbenle, Hon Tunde Akintola and other dignitaries.