Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) on Saturday honor graduates with cash incentive ranging of N91 million on its members who graduated in first class from different universities across the country.
The General Overseer of MFM, Dr Daniel Olukoya, made the announcement in Lagos at the monthly live broadcast programme of the church, tagged, “Power Must Change Hand,” which was monitored in Abuja.
He said 180 first class graduates in the 2014 academic year and two others who received NYSC Presidential honours after completing the National Youth Service Corps would get N500, 000 each.
Olukoya said the first class honours award, which started with 12 students, had risen to 180 and explained that it was meant to encourage hard work among students.
He said the award was put in place to reward members of MFM who were dedicated to their academic work, while also creating time to serve the Almighty God.
Olukoya encouraged the young achievers to “be consistent in being excellent.”
“Dear graduates, constantly reach for excellence, be consistent in being excellent. That is the only way you can outdo yourself. That is the only way you conquer mediocrity,” Olukoya said.
Mr Shade Olukoya, a pastor, with Prof. Bamitale Omole Vice Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, presented the award to the recipients.
Omole lauded the recipients for their dedication to their academic works and also serving God.
He commended the students for making themselves, families, and the church of God proud through their hard work.
Omole urged the recipients to appreciate the grace of God upon their lives and noted that many of their peers who started with them could not complete their courses for different reasons.
He called on other churches to emulate MFM by encouraging hardworking students through similar awards.
“The award is worthy of emulation, I urge other households of faith to follow MFM steps to encourage hard work,” he said.
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