It is an overflowing joy for the General Overseer (GO) of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has he clocks 80 years old today being March 2, 2022.
On his Twitter page, Pastor Adeboye, popularly called daddy GO, thanked God for divine mercy. He said:
“For 80 years of Divine Mercy. Thank You Jesus. Thank You Lord
Born in Ifewara, Osun state by a small scale farmer on March 2, 1942, Enoch Adejare Adeboye became a part of six family members.
After his early education, he proceeded to Ilesha Grammar School, Ilesha, in Osun State.
Adeboye’s love for knowledge and determination to succeed made him proceed to the university to study mathematics.
With admission into the University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsukka to study mathematics, Enoch Adejare Adeboye left Ifewara to pursue his dream of becoming a mathematician before the Nigeria civil war temporarily disrupted his goal as he couldn’t complete his education there.
With the strong will never to give up, and the determination for a successful career, he proceeded to University of Lagos (UNILAG), where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1967.
Thereafter, Adeboye went further to obtain a masters degree in hydrodynamics from the same University of Lagos. He also bagged a PhD in Applied Mathematics also from the University of Lagos. With this, Enoch Adeboye became a professor of mathematics at the University of Lagos.
In 1967, Enoch Adeboye got married to Foluke Adenike at the age of 25 before he was appointed by the late founder of RCCG, Pa. Akindayomi to take over the leadership of the ministry, the position he holds dearly till date.
Enoch Adeboye’s union is blessed with four (4) children; namely: Pastor Adeolu Adeboye, Pastor (Mrs.) Bolu Adeboye, Pastor Dare Adeboye and Pastor Leke Adeboye.
Pastor Adeboye is a passionate preacher of the word of God. His ministry has touched many lives with salvation messages.
The pastor cum televangelist is also gifted with prophetic ministry with healing, deliverance and prosperity following.