Former General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Nigeria, the Rev. Dr Charles Osueke is dead.
The late GS who led the church for 22 years as GS before his retirement in November 2010, died within the early hours of Thursday consistent with a source on the brink of the church.
The source said the 79-year old preacher was hospitalized sometime last week following unhealthiness but was later discharged from the hospital.
According to the source, the late cleric had his night devotion as was common on Wednesday night before getting to bed but couldn’t make it within the morning as he passed on later.
Confirming the news of his demise, a former council member of the church, the Rev. P. K Emeaba, when contacted, told our Correspondent that he just received the Enugu residence of the previous GS to feel for the family.
He said he (Osueke) was reported sick a couple of days ago and brought to the hospital but discharged two days ago, adding that upon the receipt of the sad news he left Okpoto where the church leaders had gathered for a summit, to commiserate with the family.
The late Osueke who was born on May 31, 1942, hailed from Umuomumu, Mbieri, Mbaitolu in Imo State.
Some of his major achievements because the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God Nigeria include the launch of the last decade of Harvest which resulted in great mission and revival across Nigeria, Evangel University, Evangel Camp Okpoto, Peniel annual convention of the church, among others.
He is survived by his wife, Rev. Mrs Blessing Osueke, three children and lots of grandchildren.