Metro Pastor Enoch Adeboye Clocks 74: See Interesting Facts About Him



Today, March 2, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), is celebrating his 74th birthday.

Here are few facts you need to know about him...

- Enoch Adejare Adeboye is a Nigerian pastor and the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

- Enoch Adejare Adeboye was born on March 2, 1942 in Ifewara, Osun state, into a family with strict Christian upbringing. He often humorously says that his family was so poor that even the poor people called them poor.


- Pastor Adeboye had his B.Sc. In Mathematics at University of Nigeria Nsukka and subsequently got his PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Lagos, and worked as a lecturer in mathematics at the universities of Lagos and Ilorin

- In 1981 Adeboye was appointed General Overseer of the church, taking over from Papa Akindayomi, who had died the previous year

- In 2008, Newsweek magazine named Adeboye one of the fifty most powerful people in the world

- Papa Adeboye recently endowed 4 Nigerian Universities: Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Lagos, University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria with Professorial chairs in Mathematics to the tune of 50 Million Naira.

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