In a statement, the governor said Bonnke lived an impactful life and is one of the most ardent preachers of the gospel in his lifetime, working tirelessly to win souls to Christ in Nigeria and across Africa.
The news of his death was announced by his wife, Anni Bonnke, in a statement, noting that he died peacefully, surrounded by his family.
According to the governor, “It is with a heavy heart that we received the news of the death of Reinhard Bonnke, a quintessential preacher of the gospel, who went all the way in his quest to win souls for Christ.
He will be remembered for his commitment to the Lord’s work and breaking new grounds in bringing people to the Christian-fold.
“In Edo State, we remember him even more dearly because of the impact of his crusades in Benin City, which drew some of the largest crowd at the time. He held…