About 40,000 delegates from Oyo, Ogun and Osun states are expected to attend the 2017 annual regional convention of Jehovah’s witnesses holding at Ifatumo Assembly Complex , Ibadan.
The theme of the annual event which is open to members of the public is “Don’t Give Up!”
Beginning on Friday October 6 – December 17, 2017 the delegates will be attending these free event with their families, relatives and interested ones .
In all, there will be nine conventions for a period of nine weeks with the final convention holding between December 15th – 17th, 2017.
In a press release made available to newsmen at the weekend in Ibadan by the Media Contact person, Mr. Olayinka Dada, the spiritual program is divided into 52 parts and will be presented in a variety of formats, including brief discourses, interviews, and short videos.
Additionally, one segment of a three-part feature film entitled “Remember the wife of Lot” will be shown each afternoon.
” Challenges in life can rob us of peace and even cause some to think about giving up. Our convention this year will benefit both witnesses and non-witnesses because it promises to empower individuals not only to keep enduring but also to cope with challenges productively.
” Admission to each event is free and no collections are taken. The dates and location for each convention can be found on the witnesses official website Jw.org.” , he said.