Find out more about this prominent persona in Nigerian church. Get his biography and achievements.
Nigeria is blessed with many men of God to serve in it. One of them is Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye. He serves at Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). How influential is this person?
In February 2016 Pastor Adeboye visited two of the highest officials in Nigeria – president Buhari and vice president Osinbajo. He visited presidential villa in Abuja. There are rumors that the meeting lasted for over 20 minutes, but there are no details yet on its purpose or outcomes. They only comment given by Pastor Adeboye was: God bless you all!
The measure of influence of this pastor is great. The congregation of the RCCG church includes over 2 million people from different states of Nigeria. He has been entrusted by God to impact their lives for good and to carry Good News to this nation.
Pastor Adeboye biography
Here are few interesting facts you should learn about this man of God.
How old is pastor Adeboye?
He was born in March 1942 in Osun State. The person is also known as the Daddy GO or Daddy and Prophet of the World. Such loving names were given to him by his congregation. In 1973 he started his ministry at the Redeemed Christian Church of God as an interpreter. The founder and former pastor of it Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi used to preach in Yoruba and Enoch Adeboye translated his sermons into English.
His appointment to be the minister of the church took place in 1981. At that time the congregation had over 14 000 in it. His education allowed him to teach mathematics in higher schools. In fact, he was a professor of math before he entered the full ministry.
In 2008 pastor Adeboye was named among the 50 most influential people in the world (by Newsweek magazine). Redeemed Christian Church of God is one of the most populated churches in Nigeria.
So, how influential is Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye? We can say God is using this person, who soon would turn 74 years of age to attain His purposes on earth. God bless you.