Rev. Dr. Abel Amadi has been elected as the new General Superintendent, Assemblies of God Nigeria.
Until his election early Thursday morning, Rev. Amadi was the District Superintendent of Owerri East District of Assemblies of God Nigeria.
Amadi, a member of the now dissolved Executive Committee, was elected at the 4th Elective ballot at the ongoing 37th General council meeting of Assemblies of God Church holding at Evangel Camp Okpoto.
The election, which commenced early on Wednesday, stretched into the night.
Announcing the results, the Chairman of the Council Meeting, Rev. Isaac Mpamugo said Rev. Dr. Abel Amadi polled 3233 as against the current General Secretary of the Church, Rev. Dr. Godwin Amaowoh who polled 1208 to come a distant second.
Rev Amadi, from Owerri in Imo State, will now take over from Rev. Pst Ejikeme Ejim who is now retired after reaching the mandatory 70 years retirement age.
Election into the Offices of Assistant General Superintendent, General Secretary, Treasurer and members of the Executive Committee resumes today, Thursday.