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In 1981, Adeboye was selected General Overseer of the congregation, assuming
Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG), is 74 years of age today, March 2, 2016.
A local of Osun State, Daddy G.O as he’s affectionately called had his B.Sc. in Mathematics at University of Nigeria, Nsukka and in this way got his PhD in connected science from the University of Lagos, and filled in as a speaker in arithmetic at the Universities of Lagos and Ilorin.
Subsequent to joining the RCCG in 1973, he started attempting to decipher the sermons of its then Pastor and originator, Rev. Josiah Olufemi Akindayomi, from Yoruba into English.
In 1981, Adeboye was designated General Overseer of the congregation, assuming control from Papa Akindayomi, who had passed on the earlier year. For a long time he filled the part low maintenance, as yet addressing at Ilorin, until surrendering his college position to lecture full-time.
The congregation, which was not surely understood before Adeboye assumed responsibility, now asserts branches in over a hundred nations, incorporating more than 14,000 in Nigeria. Adeboye has expressed that his point is to put a congregation inside of five minutes of each individual on Earth.
He is the national president of RCF (an interdenominational partnership in all the grounds in Nigeria) which is under the umbrella of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministry (CRM), where he serves as originator and president.
In 2008, Newsweek magazine named Adeboye one of the fifty most capable individuals on the planet. He is hitched to Foluke Adeboye (Mummy G.O), likewise a minister, with whom he has numerous youngsters.
He likewise has National and International grants and was named among the century awardees of Nigeria in 2014.
He as of late supplied 4 Nigerian Universities: Obafemi Awolowo University, University of Lagos, University of Ibadan, University of Nigeria with Professorial seats in Mathematics to the tune of 50 million Naira.