The Mountain of Fire Miracles and Ministries (MFM) has awarded 314 first class graduates in different institutions across Nigeria and Diaspora with N500, 000 each.
The award was part of the 30 years anniversary celebration and international convention of the church at the MFM prayer city last Sunday.
The theme for the anniversary was “re-arranged for revival”.
The awardees came as far as England, Ghana, India, Russia, USA and respective institutions across Nigeria.
Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his counterpart from Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel took turns to present the awards.
General Overseer of MFM, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, noted that the award presentation was to encourage the youths to study harder and put in their best in different fields of study.
He therefore appealed to parents to also encourage their children towards excellence.
“Apart from football, we want the youths to devote their time to youthful endeavours.
‘’What this has done is to encourage them to study hard and that has been achieved. With what happened today, we will give it time to encourage others too,” he said.
Speaking on the anniversary celebration, Dr. Olukoya described it as glorious a success.
He also described the 30 years journey to be hectic, adding that: “When we started, it was not easy. It is not easy to sing a Solo, neither was it easy to be a lone ranger.
‘’When we started, a lot of people were against us, they were against the prayers and what we dreamt of. But to the glory of God, it is a success today.
“Our 30 years anniversary offers us another chance to showcase and celebrate the supernatural and explosive manifestation of God’s unstoppable power in ways that are astounding, strange and unbelievable.
‘’From our small beginning in 1989 to this minute, the Lord has been gracious to us as His privileged and favorite children.
“It has been 30 years of the extraordinary presence and unpolluted love of God in our midst and in the lives of those who have found in the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries a place of refuge, a heaven of succour, a fortress of God’s raw power, a foundation flowing with God’s words to give fulfillment to those who are spiritually thirsty, dry or empty and a divinely empowered school where your hands are trained to war and your fingers to fight,” he said.
Olukoya said the country needs divine intervention, adding that the people must get closer to God, obey God and live a holy life.
“Anybody who wants to fulfill his/her destiny must be a friend of God. God is the programmer of everybody and also the manufacturer of all.
“Our great nation needs divine intervention and as a believer in one Nigeria, I believe God has a purpose why we are where we are today.
“We need to obey God and we need to live a holy life to fulfill destiny.
“If we can pray more and do what we should do at the right time, things will be fine and better in Nigeria,” he added.
One of the awardees, Okonji Godwin, a graduate of Business administration from Delta State University told The Nation that he feels elated to be among the awardees.
The high point of the event was the cutting of the anniversary cake after Dr. Olukoya and his wife Shade had sung different songs of praise