More than 15, 000 delegates of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Oyo, Osun and Ogun states are expected to gather at this year’s series of annual regional conventions in the city of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital ,to enjoy a three- day upbuilding and refreshing spiritual instructions.
“Love Never Fails!” is the theme of the convention holding this weekend, Friday 4 October, 2019 to Sunday 6 October, 2019 at the Assembly Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Ifatumo Village, along Lalupon-Ejioku road, Ibadan .
The convention, which is part of this year’s annual event of the witnesses, is holding in 240 countries worldwide.
In 2018, over 20 million people attended the three-day conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses across the globe.
In a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Thursday by a local Representative of Jehovah’s Witness , Gill Adekannbi, the series of the three-day convention, which will be held in English, pidgin West Africa and Yoruba until December 15, will illustrate the positive influence that love can have to bring people together from diverse backgrounds.
On the convention programme highlights, Adekannbi said ” The convention programme will examine how Bible principles help people in practical ways. The Friday programme will address how love can help people surmount obstacles such as a troubled upbringing, chronic illness, or poverty.
” Saturday programme will consider how Bible principles help husbands, wives, and children to show love for one another. Sunday programme will include a public Bible discourse entitled “True Love in a Hate-Filled World Where?” that will address overcoming prejudice and hatred.”
The local representative stressed that conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses are free to the public and that no collections are taken, noting that “Love Never Fails!” is one of the largest global conventions in 2019, spanning six continents and over 200 countries and presented in over 400 languages.
” A complete programme schedule, a video about conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses, times and locations for these public conventions can be found on the official website of Jehovah’s Witnesses, jw.org ” , he stated .