At the 2023 Shiloh, Minister of Humanitarians Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs Betta Edu came to give thanks after Bishop David Oyedepo the founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church aka Winners’ Chapel, prayed for her at Shiloh in 2022 to become Minister of federal republic of Nigeria.
While giving the testimony Mrs Edu said
Oyedepo prayed for her to become a minister during 2022 Shiloh programme when she disclosed her one earnest prayer request to the Bishop.
Narrating how it happened at the 2023 Shiloh on Friday during testimony section, Mrs Betta Edu, a medical doctor said, she was coming out on the last day of Shiloh in 2022 when she saw Bishop Oyedepo, and walked to him to greet him as usual, in the process of the greeting Mrs Edu disclosed her keen desire to become Minister of the federal republic of Nigeria before 2023 Shiloh and the Bishop laid his hand on her and said “it is done”
“Praise the Lord, Praise the lord! My name is Dr. Betta Edu, I came to thank God last year at Shiloh 2022. I prayed and told God that by the next time I come to next year Shiloh, I want to be a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“On the last day of Shiloh, just as I was walking out I saw Papa, Bishop David Oyedepo, and I went to greet him as usual, and I whispered to him, Papa I need you to pray for me. I just have one prayer request. And he said what is it? I said I want to come back to Shiloh in 2023 as a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he put his hands on my head and said it is done.
“I stood up and I left, I came in today to return all glory to God that despite all odds, today I’m a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, one of the youngest in the Fourth Republic. Even my age, are not in the Federal Executive Council of Nigeria, this Fourth Republic, today I can boldly stand to say God did it, I came to return all glory to God,” she said.
What to know about Dr Betta Edu
Mrs Edu, 37, was inaugurated as minister by President Bola Tinubu on 21 August. Before her appointment, she was the national women leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
She had also served as commissioner for health in her native Cross River State in the administration of former Governor Ben Ayade. Before then, the graduate of the University of Calabar, was special adviser to the governor on community and primary healthcare.
As health commissioner, Mrs Edu was the national chairperson of the Nigerian Health Commissioners Forum.