January 27, 2023

At 80, Ex COCIN President Gotom cherished among Christians & other faiths – Governor Lalong

Musa Gotom

Plateau State Governor and Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum, Simon Lalong says former President of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), Rev. Dr. Musa Gotom is a pillar of the gospel and embodiment of good conduct.

In his 80th birthday felicitation through Dr. Makut Simon Macham, Director of Press to the Governor on Monday, congratulating Gotom, Lalong said the “revered” clergyman has continued to shine the light of Jesus Christ by his consistency in propagating the gospel of salvation and raising leaders within the Church in Plateau and Nigeria at large.

His love for peace, Lalong adds makes, the Cleric a treasure to all.

Lalong said, “You are a theologian of repute and have earned your place in the hearts of both Christians and people of other faiths by living a life of faith, peace, humility and service.

“You are someone who practices what you teach and preach as can be seen from your tenure as COCIN General Secretary, three term COCIN President, Principal (Provost) of Theological College of Northern (TCNN) and also a two term President of TEKAN. Your contributions to the growth of the gospel in Plateau State, Northern Region and the entire country is highly recognized and appreciated”.

The Governor also thanked Rev. Dr. Gotom for his contributions over the years towards the success of successive Governments in the State particularly the Rescue Administration where he has offered wise counsel, prayers and words of encouragement.