Nigerians and indeed, the global community were stunned on Friday when the wife of the House on the Rock Church, Mrs. Ifeanyi Adefarasin revealed on her Facebook wall while welcoming the man of God to their church.
The bishop of The Potter’s House, a nondenominational American mega church, stepped on Nigerian soil for the first time this week after attending a conference in Ghana penultimate days ago.
As posted on her Facebook wall on Friday, Mrs. Ifeanyi Adefarasin of the House on the Rock Church, notes that the American pastor, author and filmmaker, Bishop Thomas Dexter Jakes, has reportedly traced his roots to Nigeria, where he has discovered that he is actually Igbo.
Mrs. Ifeanyi Adefarasin wrote, “Since tracing his roots back to the Igbo land in Nigeria, it was Bishop Thomas Dexter Jakes’ first time stepping on the Nigerian soil, with the knowledge that this is where he truly comes from.
“It was a special honour for me in particular, as a native sister, to present TD Jakes with a copy of Nigeria, Our Heritage…Our Commonwealth. Welcome home!
“Okeosisi – Umunne gi na asi gi nno.” she noted.