Love is the focal point of this year’s conventions of Jehovah’s
Witnesses holding in several cities across Nigeria. In Ilorin, the
convention series will start on Friday, November 1, at the Assembly
Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Tanke, Ilorin. The three-day
conventions featuring the theme “Love Never Fails” will be concluded
in the city on Sunday, December 8. The conventions will be held in
English and Yoruba.
“These events will illustrate the positive influence that love can
have to bring people together from diverse backgrounds,” Gill
Adekannbi, a local representative of Jehovah’s Witnesses, said in a
On the convention programme highlights, Adekannbi said: “The
convention programme will examine how Bible principles help people in
The Friday programme will address how love can help people surmount
obstacles such as a troubled upbringing, chronic illness, or poverty.
Saturday’s programme will consider how Bible principles help husbands,
wives, and children to show love for one another. Sunday’s programme
will include a public Bible discourse entitled “True Love in a
Hate-Filled World—Where?” that will address overcoming prejudice and
The statement stressed that conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses are
free to the public and that no collections are taken.
It noted that “Love Never Fails” is one of the largest global
conventions in 2019, spanning six continents and over 200 countries
and presented in over 400 languages. A complete programme schedule, a
video about conventions of Jehovah’s Witnesses, times and locations
for these public conventions can be found on the official website of
Jehovah’s Witnesses, jw.org,” the statement said.