Christians have been urged to avoid dwelling on past achievement but rather look forward for a greater tomorrow.
The Regional Pastor of Region 24 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Francis Oluwalade made the call at a special thanksgiving service for Honourable Justice Alaba Andrew Omolaye-Ajileye at the City of Grace Mega Parish in Lokoja.
Pastor Oluwalade said God is interested in the progress of his children hence the need to look forward in life for greater things.
He congratulated Justice Ajileye for a successful career in the State Judiciary and prayed for more opening doors of impact in life endeavors.
Earlier, the Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Josiah Joe Majebi described the retired Jurist as a dependable ally, classmate and a friend of many parts and years as judicial officers.
In a remark, the Celebrant, Justice Andrew Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye recalled the goodness and faithfulness of God over his life from childhood and while in active service describing himself as a product of God’s grace.
He said: ” I saw the hands of God in every step of my life, if not for Him, I would have been a cripple in my early childhood. I have a strong determination to succeed after initial set back in my secondary school days. I saw the hand of God in the one year delay I had “.
On his years of legal practice, he attributed the successes recorded to God and his mentor Chief Ayo Jonathan, Pioneer Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Umaru Eri for his journey into the State judiciary and others for the journey so far.
The retired Justice disclosed that having retired, he has received three different appointment one of which conferred a professorship on him as a lecturer in Blaze University Abuja.
” I returned all glory to God for hitherto He has helped me”
Highlights of the programme was a special thanksgiving on behalf of the retired Judge of the State High Court and prayers for him and family