Pastor Joseph O. Obayemi, a member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has been named by the General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye as the leader of the church in Nigeria. Adeboye who was said to have appointed Obayemi during a ministers Thanksgiving service on Saturday morning has led the church since 1981 after he was ordained by the church founder, Late Reverend Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi.
“It is true [that Obayemi has been named]. But Pastor Adeboye has not retired. He will still be in charge of the Holy Ghost service and other major church services, but Pastor Obayemi will lead the RCCG in Nigeria,” said a source within the RCCG while addressing rumours of Pastor Adeboye’s retirement. we present 5 things you should know about the man who will now head the church in Nigeria.
1. Pastor Obayemi was a deputy in charge of Finance and a member of governing council, before his appointment.
2. In 2015, he laid the foundation of the place of worship of the province, although it was a temporary site.
3. Pastor Obayemi was promoted on August 2016 to the position of Assistant General Overseer.
4. The incoming GO also headed the board of governors, House fellowship of the RCCG body.
5. Pastor Obayemi was Named leader Of The Church on 7th January 2017
Incase you have not seen Pastor Obayemi preaching before scroll down to watch a video of him preaching....